Posted: May 10, 2013 5:24 PM
BATON ROUGE -- Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of two Acadiana residents to the state's Water Resources Commission.
Carencro Mayor Glenn Brasseaux, the immediate past president of the Louisiana Municipal Association, will be appointed to serve on the commission as a representative of the Louisiana Municipal Association.
Linda Zaunbrecher, of Gueydan, is a rice farmer and the former president of the Louisiana Rice Growers Association. Zaunbrecher will be appointed to serve as a representative of the Louisiana Farm Bureau.
The Water Resources Commission serves to review and approve or reject any orders of the commissioner of conservation placing restrictions on wells upon petition by the owner of the affected well. Additionally, the commission is charged with developing a statewide ground water resource management program and reviewing the contingency plan developed by the commissioner of conservation to respond to a ground water emergency.