Between August 11 and August 15, 2016 more than 3 times the amount of rainfall from Hurricane Katrina fell in a massive rainstorm, mostly over Southern Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico

Photo Courtesy of Rob Perillo

The flood cost approximately $8.7 Billion in damages, affecting 100,000 homes and 90,000 vehicles. The flood also cost 13 people their lives.

Student and Faculty researchers have collaborated to present accounts from those affected by these historic and unnamed floods, beginning with the Lafayette area, in a podcast series entitled UNDERWATER: Memories of the 2016 Floods.