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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.

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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

Gov. Edwards announces $163m for 15 state projects to reduce flood risk March 23, 2021

Gov. John Bel Edwards is announcing $163 million in federal funding for 15 state projects ...

Reminder: Round 1 Full Applications Due March 12 March 9, 2021

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative will accept full applications for the Watershed Project...

Regions Submit Guidance on Watershed Management; Outreach Begins February 25, 2021

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative’s eight regional steering committees have submitted pro...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr 20
Region 5 CRS User Group Kickoff Meeting

101 Jefferson St, Lafayette, Louisiana 70501 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Apr 22
Region 8 Steering Committee Meeting

Virtual Meeting 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Apr 22
Region 7 Steering Committee Meeting

Virtual Meeting 1 p.m. - 2 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