Press Release

For Immediate Release

Follow-Up: Gauge Network Webinar, Council Meeting Presentation

Date:Mar 13, 2020

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative hosted a webinar March 6 to discuss plans to enhance the statewide river and rain gauge network, a foundational LWI program that will support statewide watershed models, waterway monitoring and flood mitigation and response efforts.

Those who missed the webinar can access the recording here and the presentation here.

The webinar explains the gauge network design process and timeline, as well as the need for local input and expertise regarding gauge placement. Local and regional technical experts are encouraged to use web applications to suggest or provide feedback on gauge locations. The deadline to provide feedback is March 27.

The state provided updates on this program and others, including Round 1, at the Council on Watershed Management meeting March 11. The meeting recording is available here and the presentation here.

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