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Louisiana Watershed Initiative hosts statewide 'Listening Tour'

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Louisiana Watershed Initiative has been hosting a statewide listening tour to gather input from data experts, planning official...

Louisiana Watershed brings statewide listening tour to Pineville

NEVILLE, La. (KALB) - In 2016, flood waters impacted more than 145,000 homes throughout Louisiana causing more than $10 billion in damages. That’s why...

Our opinion: State wants to improve its flood response

The state is undertaking an ambitious effort to improve its response to floods. That is good news for all of Louisiana. The Louisiana Watershed Initia...

State officials stop in Ouachita Parish to talk about reducing flood risks

OUACHITA PARISH, La, (KNOE) - West Monroe city engineer Robbie George is talking flood issues to state officials. "We've had a good bit of flooding an...

Statewide listening tour is headed to Gray

State and local emergency officials will gather later this month in Gray as part of an initiative to improve Louisiana’s ability to respond to floods....

Watershed tour begins; meetings slated across the state

The first statewide Watershed Initiative Tour is officially underway. Representatives with the state office of Homeland Security started their tour at...

Gov. Edwards announces Louisiana Watershed Initiative to improve flood response across the state

BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) - Wednesday night, Governor John bel Edwards announced the launch of the Louisiana Watershed Initiative. His office says the n...

Gov. Edwards unveils the state's watershed initiative

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the launch of the Louisiana Watershed Initiative Wednesday evening. According to...

Louisiana coastal resilience focus of a new state awareness campaign

Gov. John Bel Edwards' office announced a new plan Monday (August 13) to raise awareness of threats to coastal resilience and the state's 50-year mast...