• Coasts & Deltas

  • Communities

  • Water Resources

The Water Institute of the Gulf (TWIG) was formed in 2011 as a not-for-profit, independent research institute dedicated to advancing the understanding of coastal and deltaic systems and applying this knowledge for the benefit of society. In collaboration with public, private and academic partners, The Water Institute of the Gulf studies coastal and deltaic systems to preserve and protect the U.S.’s Gulf Coast environment, a major source of natural and industrial resources, while developing and sharing cutting-edge technology with the goal of advancing water management efforts worldwide.