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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. ...

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Floodplain, water management experts outline best practices to address flooding challenges

Just as floodwaters know no boundaries, neither should the rules governing them. That's according to the Louisiana Watershed Initiative, a statewide e...

Experts to meet with state officials on flood mitigation

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Today's summit at the LITE center featured flood experts from several states who shared their best practices and how they could...

Summit featuring floodplain, water management experts

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative hosted a summit featuring experts in floodplain and water management on Tuesday in Lafayette. The summit, titled Bu...

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