Gov. Edwards’ flood risk reduction projects to bring $5.63 million to Caddo Parish

27 May 2021

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced that $61.6 million in federal funding has been allotted for 16 flood risk reduction projects throughout the state as part of the Watershed Projects Grant Program: Local and Regional - Round 1.

Round 1 of the funding opportunity is part of the state’s Action Plan to spend $1.2 billion in federal Community Development Block Grant Mitigation funds.

Caddo Parish was selected as one out of the 16 awarded projects. The parish will receive $5.36 million for the Ockley Basin storage project.

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