Flooding in Louisiana-Time for Action.

Become a part of a solution.


The meeting was a great success with over 200 in attendance.

Changes that will make a difference for citizens of Acadiana are already in the making.

Stay tuned for further announcements.


Please consider contacting Congressman Higgins to voice your opinion on the issue of flooding in our area.

Click the download button for a printable form letter you may use.



In addition, at the bottom of the page you will find a contact form you can use to ask questions or make contact.  Please, continue the conversation.

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Below are videos and a PowerPoint from the presentation.



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More video coverage of the meeting will be available soon.

Presentation “A Regional Flooding Frequency Analysis” included:

Watershed Overview
Watershed Historical Events
Analysis of the August 2016 Flood Event
Probable Causations
Recommendations and Potential Benefits

Presenters are Harold Schoeffler, Chair of the Acadian Group, and Dave Dixon, local engineer.

Mark R. Wingate, P.E. Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District, and Nick Sims, Project Manager with the Corps, will attend our forum, and will address the group.

Contributing speakers:

Don Segrera, manager of the Teche Vermilion District

David Cheramie, manager of the Bayou Vermilion District

Guy Cormier, St. Martin Parish President

Bill Fontenot, St. Landry Parish President

Monique Boulet, Chief Executive Officer, Acaidana Planning Commision.

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