Louisiana Watershed Initiative Summit

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(2/19/19) The Louisiana Watershed Initiative was launched last year to help coordinate plans to reduce flood risks. 

Today’s summit engaged people from Minnesota, Texas, Colorado and to discuss their best practices and how Louisiana can apply some of them. 

They covered governing structures, data, modeling and the current status of watersheds. 

The director of the Louisiana Office of Community Development says Louisiana must come together to change how it deals with flood risks.

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