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In Case You Missed It: Water Institute Director Meselhe Interviewed with the Weather Channel’s Weather Underground Program

Jan 12, 2016 — Baton Rouge, La. — Ehab Meselhe, Ph.D., P.E., Director of Natural Systems Modeling and Monitoring, recently interviewed with the Weather Channel's Weather Underground program to discuss current events related to the Mississippi River and opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway.

In the Interview, Dr. Meselhe provided technical knowledge of the Spillway and its role in diverting a portion of floodwater from the Mississippi River to Lake Pontchatrain, and essentially to the Gulf of Mexico, to help protect New Orleans and downstream communities from the rising waters.

The interview aired LIVE on Friday, January 8 at 6:30 p.m. Weather Underground is an online program of The Weather Company that supplies weather data solutions to many leading media companies, millions of users across the globe and over 180,000 weather stations worldwide. 

To watch the interview, click here.

About The Water Institute of the Gulf
The Water Institute of the Gulf is the Center of Excellence and a not-for-profit, independent research and technical services resource for resilient coasts and sustainable water systems worldwide. The work of the Institute helps ensure livable communities and a thriving economy and environment. For more information, visit TheWaterInstitute.org.

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