Louisiana floods: Tool Lets You See Flood Risk to Your Home

Want to know more about flood risk in your own backyard, zeroing in on your very address? Want to know more about Louisiana Coastal Master Plan projects that will help reduce that risk? Then check out the best kept secret in coastal Louisiana: the Flood Risk and Resilience Viewer launched by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority… The easy-to-use viewer displays information on coastal land change, flood risk and impacts to communities.

This innovative, online tool provides residents with access to the state’s best information about how Louisiana’s coast may change in the future, as well as resources to make communities and properties safer. The viewer uses data produced for the 2017 Coastal Master Plan and shows current land loss and flood risk, as well as projections 50 years into the future.

Also displayed are the 2017 Coastal Master Plan protection and restoration projects that offer land-building and risk-reduction benefits across Louisiana’s coast. Flood risk in 50 years without the Coastal Master Plan On the homepage of the website, you can enter a specific address or view the entire Louisiana coast. Through an easy-to-navigate toolbar, you can click on […]

h2oIQ editor’s note: see the related What’s at Stake — Why Coastal Louisiana Matters.

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Louisiana floods: Tool Lets You See Flood Risk to Your Home
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Louisiana floods: Tool Lets You See Flood Risk to Your Home
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Innovative, online tool provides residents with access to the state’s best information about how Louisiana’s coast may change in the future, as well as resources to make communities and properties safer.
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Restore the Mississippi River Delta
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