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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

Round 1 Webinar Recording Now Available March 19, 2020

The Louisiana Office of Community Development released a pre-recorded webinar to discuss t...

Follow-Up: Gauge Network Webinar, Council Meeting Presentation March 13, 2020

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative hosted a webinar March 6 to discuss plans to enhance th...

Register for Mandatory Round 1 Webinar March 11, 2020

The Louisiana Office of Community Development will host a mandatory webinar at 3 p.m. Marc...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr 17
Jun 10
Association of State Floodplain Managers Conference

1201 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 (all day)

Jul 2
Council on Watershed Management Meeting

TBA 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 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