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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

LWI Launches Working With Nature Training Series October 4, 2021

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is launching the training series Working With Nature, w...

State Accepting Buyout Applications For Greinwich Terrace Priority 1 Zone September 28, 2021

The state is accepting buyout applications from Greinwich Terrace property owners and resi...

Register for Sept. 24 Virtual Public Meeting on LWI MUSM Plan September 17, 2021

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a virtual public meeting on the Model Use, S...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct 28
Region 8 Steering Committee meeting

Virtual meeting 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Nov 4
LWI Region 5 CIP Subcommittee Meeting

Virtual Meeting 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Nov 9
LWI Region 5 Governance Subcommittee

Virtual Meeting 10 a.m. - 12 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