"Ten thousand River Commissions cannot tame that lawless stream, cannot say to it, 'Go here,' or 'Go there,' and make it obey." Mark Twain
Source of information for the above listed levees: USACE St. Louis District Map, Andy Burkemper, Stan Rolf, Dale Hahn, Brian Wehde, and Rob Jungerman.
Twenty-two (22) percent of Lincoln County is in a floodplain. (Information - Jerry Daugherty)
South Louisiana, South Clarksville and Pike County Roads Pike 202 and Pike 9203 (80 to 85 dwellings on these two roads) have no protection from the river. (Information - Al Murry)
Twenty miles of land along the river in St. Charles County is not protected by levees. There is no protection for North County Levee District of St. Charles County adjacent to Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. The Missouri River side is federal funded and the Mississippi River side is non-federal funded.
The levee district proctects 35,408 acres, of which two-thirds is primarily agriculture land. (Source of information - Ellie Marr, St. Charles County and Jerry Daughtery, Lincoln County, Mo.)