Jefferson County Drainage District No 6


The Engineering Department is set up to meet the needs of Jefferson County Drainage District No. 6 in a timely and economic manner. The department’s personnel consist of two Registered Professional Engineers, one of which is also a Registered Professional Surveyor, a Junior Engineer, a Computer-Aided Draftsman, a Project Manager, and a three-person Survey Crew.

The District Engineer and the Senior Engineer have over sixty years of successful combined experience in the hydrologic, hydraulic, and project management fields. These engineers are also Certified Floodplain Managers.

Tasks accomplished by the Engineering Department are as follows:


  • Boundary Location
  • Property Acquisition
  • Elevation
  • Project Layout
  • Project As-built
  • Global Posting Systems Surveying (GPS)
  • Title Research

Drafting and Geographical Information Systems:

  • Plat Production
  • Project Plans
  • Informational Graphics
  • Mapping
  • Property Inventory
  • Maintenance Organization, Verifications, and Scheduling


  • Project Design
  • Project Estimation
  • Project Oversight and Administration
  • Drainage Studies
  • Planning
  • Specifications Preparation
  • Grant Application and Management Support
  • Consulting Engineer Management
Doug S. Canant, Jr., PE, RPLS, CFM
Doug S. Canant, Jr., PE, RPLS, CFMDistrict Engineer
Butch Wilson, PE, CFMSenior Engineer
Harold Ernie CrochetProject Engineering Assistant
Johnny PoussonCivil 3D Operator-CAD
Craig CormierAlert Technician
Josh BroussardAlert Technician