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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.

Learn More About the Watershed Initiative
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

Council on Watershed Management Meeting to Resume Next Week July 30, 2020

The Council on Watershed Management meeting this afternoon ended early due to unforeseen c...

Council on Watershed Management to Meet Virtually July 30 July 27, 2020

The Council on Watershed Management will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 30, via Zoom video ...

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...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug 20
Region 5 Steering Committee meeting

101 Jefferson St., Lafayette, LA 70501 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Aug 27
Aug 31
Region 4 Steering Committee meeting

901 Lakeshore Drive, 2nd floor, Lake Charles, LA 70601 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 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