Managing future flood risk in Louisiana through watershed-based solutions

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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
Division of Administration Office of Community Development - Louisiana Disaster Recovery Unit
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

Council on Watershed Management to Meet on Nov. 8 Nov 7, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Council on Watershed Management will meet on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Ba...

Louisiana Watershed Initiative Launches Statewide 'Listening Tour' Oct 3, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Louisiana Watershed Initiative will host a statewide listening tour...

Council on Watershed Management to Meet in Monroe on Sept. 25 Sep 21, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Council on Watershed Management will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 25 in M...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec 11
2018 Restore America's Estuaries National Summit

300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802 (all day)

Feb 13
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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