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Singapore delegation visits The Water Institute to learn about Louisiana’s coastal restoration and water management plans

Sep 28, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 28, 2022) – A delegation from Singapore, made up of representatives from the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment, n...

Louisiana Honored for Nation’s Best Economic Development Project

Sep 22, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 22, 2022) – The Water Campus in Baton Rouge was recognized as the top Resiliency, Recovery and Mitigation economic development...

The Water Institute pleased to welcome Jean Cowan, Senior Project Manager

Sep 19, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 19, 2022) – The Water Institute is pleased to welcome Jean Cowan, a researcher and project manager with a long history in coas...

Congratulations to Water Institute Board Member Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D. for her appointment to the President’s National Infrastructure Council

Sep 14, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 14, 2022) – Congratulations to Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., Board Member at The Water Institute, for her recent appointment to Pr...

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US funds help La’s Water Institute develop early warning shoaling along the Lower Mississippi

Sep 26, 2022

The Water Institute of the Gulf is harvesting depth sounding data from a fleet of tugs working in Louisiana’s stretch of the Mississippi River so as t...

Protecting Capital Region’s aquifer could include reducing industrial use by 90%

Sep 16, 2022

Efforts to protect the aquifer that provides much of the Capital Region’s drinking water could include working with industry to reduce its groundwater...

Saving Louisiana's coast may require more digging in the deep sea. Here's why.

Sep 7, 2022

If Louisiana wants its expensive coastal restoration projects to last longer and cost less over time, it should seek out a higher quality building mat...

Black & Veatch to Lead Multi-Year Resilient Infrastructure Program in Miami-Area Village of Key Biscayne

Sep 1, 2022

To execute this bold and forward-looking infrastructure program, Black & Veatch has assembled a custom-built expert, local team that includes Moff...

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