Press Releases

Dr. Mead Allison Co-authors Watershed-Scale Runoff and Sediment Yield Manuscript

Jun 17, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — Mead Allison, Ph.D., Director of Physical Processes and Sediment Systems at The Water Institute of the Gulf recently co-authored a ...

Cox and The Trust for Public Land Launch Louisiana's 2016 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Jun 7, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, launched Louisiana’s 2016 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor ...

Dr. Ehab Meselhe Appointed as Coastal Protection Committee Chair for the 2017 Report Card for Louisiana’s Infrastructure

Jun 7, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of Gulf congratulates Ehab Meselhe, Ph.D., P.E., Director of Natural Systems Modeling at the Institute for his ...

Dr. Denise Reed Appointed to the NOAA Science Advisory Board

May 23, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — Denise Reed, Ph.D., Chief Scientist at The Water Institute of the Gulf, has been appointed to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

The Water Institute of the Gulf Welcomes New Team Members

May 17, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of the Gulf continues to show growth with the addition of five talented new professionals. Since January, the I...

Governor Jindal and The Water Institute of the Gulf CEO Charles Groat Break Ground on $22.4 Million Research and Conference Center in Louisiana

Nov 13, 2015

Baton Rouge, La. — Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and President and CEO Charles “Chip” Groat of The Water Institute of the Gulf joined Baton Rouge Mayor...

The Water Institute Selected as a FEMA Cooperating Technical Partner

Sep 30, 2015

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of the Gulf was recently selected as a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Cooperating Technical Partner...

Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan Modeling Update

Feb 24, 2015

Baton Rouge — Join us at Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan Modeling Update for presentations on Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan Modeling Strat...

The Water Institute Expands Partnerships Into Latin America

Jul 31, 2014

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of the Gulf announced plans today to expand its partnerships with international peers and provide viable soluti...

The Water Institute Participates in Global Restoration Conference

Jul 29, 2014

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of the Gulf is excited to announce its participation at the 2014 Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restora...

Carruthers' Work On Adaptation Featured In United Nations Publication

Jul 2, 2014

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute’s Director of Coastal Ecology Tim Carruthers’ work on climate change adaptation in Lami Town, Fiji, has been pu...

Water Institute's Allison, Meselhe Join Vietnam Research Project

Feb 3, 2014

Baton Rouge, LA — Two senior members of The Water Institute of the Gulf – Mead Allison, director of Physical Processes and Sediment Systems, and Ehab ...