Creating a more resilient Louisiana

LWI coordinates funding, data and resources among five state agencies to reduce flood risk through a watershed-based approach, which respects the natural functions of our watersheds.


The state has invested more than $500 million in LWI projects statewide through CDBG-MIT funds. Click on the map to view the interactive projects.

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Supporting Flood Risk Reduction

  • Regional watershed management

    Coordinating flood risk management efforts within watershed regions

  • Watershed modeling and data

    Developing models and creating an enhanced gauge network

  • Workforce development

    Funding occupational training courses to support flood resilience projects

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Watershed-based approach

Louisiana’s nine watershed regions coordinate efforts among parishes to reduce flood risks within major watersheds.

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