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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

Register for Dec. 15 Webinar of ‘Working With Nature’ Training Series December 2, 2021

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, for ...

State Accepting Applications for Victoria Acres Buyout Program in Vermilion Parish November 29, 2021

The state is accepting buyout applications from Victoria Acres property owners and residen...

Register for Nov. 17 ‘Working With Nature’ Training Series Webinar November 4, 2021

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, for ...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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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