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Nate Young to join the Institute in joint appointment with University of Iowa’s IIHR — Hydroscience & Engineering

Jul 21, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 21, 2020) – Nate Young, Ph.D., associate director of the Iowa Flood Center and research engineer at IIHR–Hydroscience & Eng...

Agreement between Institute, Port of New Orleans, Louisiana Economic Development, to spur innovative port management

Jul 13, 2020

Baton Rouge, La. (July 13, 2020) – Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced an innovative agreement between the Port of New Orleans, Louisiana Econo...

Institute to continue strategic support for long-term groundwater sustainability planning in Baton Rouge area

Jul 7, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 7, 2020) – At their June 18 meeting, the Capital Area Ground Water Conservation Commission (CAGWCC) unanimously voted to move f...

Institute researchers author five journal articles in special issue of Shore and Beach journal “Deepwater Horizon 10 years later.”

Mar 26, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 26, 2020) – A special issue of Shore and Beach journal – “Deepwater Horizon 10 years later” – includes five articles from Inst...

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Louisiana to use smart port with Port of New Orleans, Water Institute of the Gulf

Jul 13, 2020

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a Louisiana smart port initiative that will streamline operations and improve safety through real-time data sha...

Institute to continue strategic support for long-term groundwater sustainability planning in Baton Rouge area

Jul 7, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 7, 2020) – At their June 18 meeting, the Capital Area Ground Water Conservation Commission (CAGWCC) unanimously voted to move f...

Louisiana Coastal Neotectonics and Subsidence Expert Panel: Workshop recordings now available online

Jun 8, 2020

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 8, 2020) – The Water Institute of the Gulf assembled an expert panel composed of recognized experts in the fields of neotectoni...

Editorial: A fresh chance for Charleston to tackle flooding, sea level rise, housing costs

May 16, 2020

Repeated flooding that costs homeowners big bucks and erodes their quality of life. Rising seas that threaten to make flooding even more frequent. Hom...

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