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“Measuring What Matters” summit brings together national leaders for discussions around providing more comprehensive and equitable evaluation of infrastructure benefits

Nov 30, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Nov. 30, 2022) – Hundreds of national leaders, scientists, academics and stakeholders are participating today in the “Measuring What...

Jeff Hicks joins The Water Institute as Director of Product Strategy

Nov 18, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Nov. 18, 2022) – Jeff Hicks has joined The Water Institute as Director of Product Strategy where he will help widen the application...

Jessica Henkel, deputy director to the chief scientist, to lead RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana

Oct 25, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 25, 2022) – The Water Institute’s Deputy Director to the Chief Scientist Jessica Henkel, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as t...

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...

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The Pod with Justin Ehrenwerth

Nov 18, 2022

Justin R. Ehrenwerth was appointed the second President and CEO of The Water Institute of the Gulf in January 2017. Prior to joining the Institute, Eh...

Living the Dream: I Predict & Prevent Natural Disasters: Colleen McHugh, Senior Adaptation Planner

Nov 8, 2022

The best part of my job is working closely with public sector partners and community stakeholders who are doing the direct work of policymaking and pr...

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Roadmap for Nature-Based Solutions to Fight Climate Change, Strengthen Communities, and Support Local Economies

Nov 8, 2022

As part of COP27, the Biden-Harris Administration announced a roadmap for Nature-Based solutions, to fight climate change, strengthen communities and ...

The Water Institute of the Gulf working to restore coastal environments in Louisiana and beyond

Sep 28, 2022

You may be familiar with The Water Campus on River Road next to downtown Baton Rouge. Well thanks to the technology, scientists and researchers there,...

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