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The Water Institute of the Gulf welcomes Hugh Roberts as the new Vice President for Engineering

Feb 4, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 4, 2018) – Hugh Roberts, who spent years with Arcadis working on numerical modeling and resilience issues, will be joining The...

ICYMI: Institute, Waggonner & Ball, and Royal Netherlands Embassy to work with Charleston on Dutch Dialogues program

Jan 17, 2019

CHARLESTON (JAN. 17, 2019) – On Wednesday (Jan. 16, 2019) , representatives from Historic Charleston Foundation, the City of Charleston and the visiti...

Gov. Edwards participates in signing ceremony with water research institutes from Israel, Louisiana

Oct 29, 2018

BEERSHEBA, Israel (Oct. 29, 2018) – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards convened a meeting of leading international researchers in water management during hi...

Nicholls State University and the Institute sign MOU for future collaboration in water-related research and projects

Oct 9, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 9, 2018) – The Water Institute of the Gulf and Nicholls State University signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday that outl...

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The Water Institute of the Gulf welcomes Hugh Roberts as the new Vice President for Engineering

Feb 4, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 4, 2018) – Hugh Roberts, who spent years with Arcadis working on numerical modeling and resilience issues, will be joining The ...

Louisiana's lessons for Virginia on building water economy

Feb 2, 2019

Louisiana has known for decades — or longer — that the Gulf of Mexico was gobbling up its coastline. It’s estimated that the state loses a football f...

Baton Rouge’s Water Campus Attracts Researchers from Around the World

Jan 16, 2019

The award-winning Center for Coastal and Deltaic Solutions sits on the old municipal dock and houses the Water Institute of the Gulf. Editor’s Note: ...

An international quest for a Louisiana flooding solution

Dec 19, 2018

For most people who live in Baton Rouge—or north of Interstate 10—Louisiana’s myriad of environmental issues continue to be some distant, “that’s a co...

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