History, Hydrology, and The Knots of Commerce

As we have continued our tour of the Mermentau Watershed, there are common themes which have arisen.  The communities of Lake Arthur and Grand Chenier, LA are perhaps the most vulnerable in the lower watershed region, as their geographic locations place them directly in, or hydraulically connected to, the lower Mermentau Basin (which includes White Lake and Grand Lake).  There is a belief, right or wrong, that the US Army Corps of Engineer’s operation of

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May 20th LWI Meeting – Abbeville, LA

The LWI will be in Abbeville on May 20th to continue their outreach with Cameron and Vermilion Parishes.  The meeting is at 1pm and will take place at the LSU Ag Center Building at 1105 West Port St, Abbeville, LA.  See the agenda below.  Most of you have seen these topics before.  However this will be our first meeting in the Coastal Parishes and i urge you to attend and take part. 

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4/30 and 5/3 LWI Meeting Updates

Good Morning All, Last week, LWI officials met with Stakeholders in Jeff Davis/Acadia Parishes and Allen/Evangeline Parishes.  These update meetings were held in Jennings and Ville Platte, respectively.  This was the first time that the LWI had published to the public a draft of the Provisional Regional Geographic Boundaries.   See draft boundaries below: Be reminded, these are only DRAFT boundaries at this point and are not final.  That said, as you see, the Mermentau River

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This is just a reminder about the LWI meetings this week with Mermentau River Watershed Coalition stakeholders. The meeting with Jeff Davis/Acadia Parishes will be tomorrow, Tuesday, April 30th at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Sidney Briscoe Building located at 304 North State St. Jennings, LA 70546. The meeting with Allen/Evangeline Parishes will be Friday, May 3rd at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Evangeline Parish Courthouse located

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REVISED DATE!!! May 3rd LWI Meeting Agenda – Ville PLatte, LA

The LWI meeting with Allen/Evangeline Parishes has been changed to Friday, May 3rd.  See agenda below.  The meeting will be at the same time and location – Evangeline Parish Courthouse, 200 Court St #104, Ville Platte, LA from 10:00am to 11:30am.  The Jeff Davis/Acadia Parish Meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 30th at 304 N State St, Jennings, LA from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. 

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April 30 LWI Meeting Agenda – Jennings, LA

Today we received the agenda for the April 30th meeting in Jennings, LA with LWI officials.  See below.  I do not have the agenda for the Allen/Evangeline meeting in Ville Platte but will share if i receive it. 

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