Press Releases

La. Hosts Interstate Summit on Watershed Management

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative will host flood- and water-management representatives from Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas at the inaugural Interst...

State Seeks Firms for Initial Watershed Modeling

In a major step forward for the Louisiana Watershed Initiative, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has begun seeking qualified...

Louisiana Watershed Initiative to Host Best Practices Summit on Feb. 19

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Louisiana Watershed Initiative will host a summit featuring experts in floodplain and water management at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. ...

Council on Watershed Management to Meet on Jan. 30

The Council on Watershed Management will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 30 in Baton Rouge. The meeting will be held at the following location: House Commit...

Council on Watershed Management to Meet on Nov. 8

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Council on Watershed Management will meet on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Baton Rouge. The meeting is open to the public and will begin ...

Louisiana Watershed Initiative Launches Statewide 'Listening Tour'

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Louisiana Watershed Initiative will host a statewide listening tour to gather input from data experts, planning officials and l...

Council on Watershed Management to Meet in Monroe on Sept. 25

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Council on Watershed Management will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 25 in Monroe, Louisiana. Earlier this year, Gov. John Bel Edwards e...

Gov. Edwards Announces Launch of Louisiana Watershed Initiative

Baton Rouge, La. – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the launch of the Louisiana Watershed Initiative and a long-range vision for the state’s mul...

Gov. Edwards Issues Executive Order to Manage Future Flood Risks Statewide

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an executive order establishing the Louisiana Watershed –Based Floodplain Management Coordination to develop and i...