Press Releases

State to Begin Funding Flood Mitigation Priorities with $1.2 Billion Line of Credit

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development signed a grant agreement with the state today, establishing a $1.2 billion line of credit in Comm...

Council on Watershed Management to Resume Virtual Meeting Aug. 4

The July 30 Council on Watershed Management meeting will resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, via Zoom webinar. The meeting is open to the public. Regist...

Council on Watershed Management Meeting to Resume Next Week

The Council on Watershed Management meeting this afternoon ended early due to unforeseen circumstances. The council will send out a notice with the da...

Council on Watershed Management to Meet Virtually July 30

The Council on Watershed Management will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 30, via Zoom video conference. The meeting is open to the public and can be acc...

LWI Hosts Spring Webinar May 28

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, to provide updates on the program. The webinar will address the Ro...

Updated Round 1 FAQ Now Available

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative updated the frequently asked questions regarding the full application for the Watershed Projects Grant Program: Loc...

Round 1 Webinar Recording Now Available

The Louisiana Office of Community Development released a pre-recorded webinar to discuss the full application and procurement requirements for the Wat...

Follow-Up: Gauge Network Webinar, Council Meeting Presentation

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative hosted a webinar March 6 to discuss plans to enhance the statewide river and rain gauge network, a foundational LWI...

Register for Mandatory Round 1 Webinar

The Louisiana Office of Community Development will host a mandatory webinar at 3 p.m. March 18 to discuss the full application process and procurement...

HUD Approves Louisiana’s Action Plan for $1.2 Billion in Flood Mitigation Funds

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved the state’s Action Plan for spending $1.2 billion in Community Development Block Gra...

Register for River and Rain Gauge Network Webinar March 6

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative will host a webinar at 10 a.m. March 6 to discuss plans to enhance the statewide river and rain gauge network, a fo...

LWI Received More Than 300 Pre-applications For $100 Million Project-funding Opportunity

The state has received more than 300 pre-applications from local and regional public entities throughout Louisiana in response to an anticipated $100 ...