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

Register for Oct. 14 Regional Watershed Management Webinar October 1, 2020

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a regional watershed management webinar 3 p....

State to Begin Funding Flood Mitigation Priorities with $1.2 Billion Line of Credit September 17, 2020

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development signed a grant agreement with the sta...

Council on Watershed Management to Resume Virtual Meeting Aug. 4 August 3, 2020

The July 30 Council on Watershed Management meeting will resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4,...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec 3
Round 1 Technical Assistance Webinar

Zoom webinar 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Dec 8
Region 1 Steering Committee meeting

TBD 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Dec 9
Region 8 Coalition Working Group meeting

Zoom meeting 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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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