LWI Watershed Region 1 LWI Watershed Region 2 LWI Watershed Region 3 LWI Watershed Region 4 LWI Watershed Region 5 LWI Watershed Region 6 LWI Watershed Region 7 LWI Watershed Region 8

Louisiana's eight watershed regions each coordinate efforts among parishes to reduce the risks of flood damage.

Louisiana's eight watershed regions each coordinate efforts among parishes to reduce the risks of flood damage.

Managing future flood risk in Louisiana through watershed-based solutions

Read the white paper outlining the Governor’s vision for the Watershed Initiative >

This new approach requires unprecedented coordination and cooperation across all facets and functions of government agencies as we work together to mitigate future flood risk.

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COUNCIL ON WATERSHED MANAGEMENT AGENCIES
Louisiana Office of Community Development
Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development
Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness - State of Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

LATEST NEWS

LWI Hosts Spring Webinar May 28 May 15, 2020

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, to pro...

Updated Round 1 FAQ Now Available May 14, 2020

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative updated the frequently asked questions regarding the fu...

Round 1 Webinar Recording Now Available March 19, 2020

The Louisiana Office of Community Development released a pre-recorded webinar to discuss t...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Jun 8
Jun 9
Region 1 Steering Committee meeting

115 N. Washington Ave., Mansfield, LA 71052 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Jun 10
Association of State Floodplain Managers Conference

1201 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 (all day)

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The Effects of the Great Floods of 2016

145,000

Homes Damaged*

56

Parishes Impacted

$10B

In Damages

* Rental and owner-occupied homes across the state, according to FEMA verified loss data