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 $440 million in LWI projects statewide through CDBG-MIT funds. Click on the map to view the interactive projects.
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
Funding occupational training courses to support flood resilience projects
Louisiana’s eight watershed regions coordinate efforts among parishes to reduce flood risks within major watersheds.