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In flood-prone Lake Charles neighborhood, residents consider whether it’s time to leave

LAKE CHARLES — Diadra Carmen steels herself before she opens the door, telling herself not to be afraid. Tears roll down her cheeks when she begins to...

State allots over $5 million for buyout project to reduce local flood risk

The state is awarding $5.2 million to fund voluntary residential buyouts in West Monroe in Watershed Region 3, which includes most of northeast Louisi...

Louisiana divvies up $60 million in funding for shovel-ready flood relief projects

Louisiana divvied up more than $60 million in funding Thursday for shovel-ready flood control projects as part of the state’s $1.2 billion Watershed I...

$61.6M in federal funding announced for flood risk reduction projects

Governor Edwards announced on Thursday $61.6 million in federal funding for 16 flood risk reduction projects throughout the state as part of the Water...

Lafayette, Alexandria, Church Point flooding projects win $19.6m in LWI funding

Flood mitigation projects in Lafayette, Alexandria and Church Point won a combined $19.6 million from Louisiana’s Watershed Initiative, which announce...

Gov. Edwards’ flood risk reduction projects to bring $5.63 million to Caddo Parish

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced that $61.6 million in federal funding has been allotted for 16 flood risk r...

Greinwich Terrace residents offered voluntary buyouts

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Residents of flood-ravaged Greinwich Terrace are being offered voluntary buyouts.After years of flooding, residents in the ...

Multiple parishes awarded funding for flood mitigation

In certain parts of Acadiana, it’s not a question of if it will flood but when. For this very reason, the State of Louisiana has set out to receive fu...

Gov. Edwards announces $163M for 15 State projects to reduce flood risk

Gov. John Bel Edwards is announcing $163 million in federal funding for 15 state projects and programs designed to reduce flood risk for communities t...

Gov. Edwards announces $163 million for 15 state projects to reduce flood risk; $57 million slated for Livingston Parish projects

Gov. John Bel Edwards has announced $163 million in federal funding for 15 state projects and programs designed to reduce flood risk for communities t...

LSU lakes project receives $5M in federal funding to reduce flood risk

Gov. John Bel Edwards today announced $163 million in federal funding for 15 state projects and programs designed to reduce flood risk for communities...

Livingston leaders feared Ascension's new levee would flood them. Here's how they worked it out

The Livingston Parish president has agreed to end a lawsuit blocking a major levee extension project in Ascension Parish that residents in Port Vincen...