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The Water Institute and partners to develop a Resilience Strategy for the City of Jacksonville

Jun 22, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 22, 2022) – The Water Institute, partners and the City of Jacksonville kicked off a resilience planning process in late May tha...

Port of South Louisiana joins the SmartPort program being developed by The Water Institute, the state and partners

Jun 16, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 16, 2022) – The Port of South Louisiana has joined The Water Institute, the Port of New Orleans, and the Louisiana Economic Dev...

The Water Institute to develop a Resilience Assessment and Plan for the City of Mobile

Jun 15, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 15, 2022) – Today, the City of Mobile announced the selection of The Water Institute of the Gulf and partners to develop a Resi...

Jessica Renee Henkel, science advisor at the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, joins The Water Institute

Jun 2, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 2, 2022) – Jessica Renee Henkel, Ph.D., science advisor and coordinator for the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTO...

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Brave New World: Growing for the inevitable energy transition in Louisiana

Jun 8, 2022

It represents a monumental shift in mindset. Owners in the industrial space are no longer digging in their heels in resistance to a changing global en...

‘We can’t wait’: Grassroots solutions ease flooding in New Orleans

May 31, 2022

The impact of climate change is bearing down on cities like New Orleans faster than governments are equipped to react. Meanwhile, Americans are growin...

UNO Doctoral Student Awarded Environmental Research Internship

May 25, 2022

As South Louisiana and other coastal regions gear up for what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts will be an above-normal 202...

Troubled Waters

May 9, 2022

As more than 50 billion gallons a year are pumped out, saltwater is creeping in. That’s a problem for residents and industrial users alike, says Alyss...

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