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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

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

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

State Invests $15M to Enhance River and Rain Gauge Network January 28, 2021

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, in partnership with the U.S. Geological...

Round 1 Full Application Deadline Extended to Feb. 26, LWI Will Host Webinar Dec. 3 November 23, 2020

Due to ongoing recovery efforts in response to an active hurricane season, the Louisiana W...

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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