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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers selects Water Institute to analyze policies and procedures to better quantify environmental and social benefits for nature-based solutions

Apr 14, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 14, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Engineering With Nature (EWN®) initiative has selected The Water Institu...

New paper shows benefits of Louisiana coastal restoration to soil carbon sequestration

Mar 31, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 31, 2021) – Without restoration efforts in coastal Louisiana, marshes in the state could lose half of their current ability to...

Water Institute joins team selected to develop Virginia's first Coastal Resilience Master Plan

Mar 29, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 29, 2021) – The Commonwealth of Virginia announced that The Water Institute of the Gulf will be joining Dewberry, a planning, ...

Institute board member Dr. Efi Foufoula-Georgiou receives 2021 lifetime achievement award

Mar 23, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 23, 2021) – Dr. Efi Foufoula-Georgiou, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of California, Irvine, h...

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers selects Water Institute to analyze policies and procedures to better quantify environmental and social benefits for nature-based solutions

Apr 14, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 14, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Engineering With Nature (EWN®) initiative has selected The Water Institu...

New paper shows benefits of Louisiana coastal restoration to soil carbon sequestration

Apr 5, 2021

Without restoration efforts in coastal Louisiana, marshes in the state could lose half of their current ability to store carbon in the soil over a per...

Water Institute will help develop Virginia’s coastal master plan

Mar 29, 2021

Baton Rouge’s Water Institute of the Gulf has landed a contract with the Commonwealth of Virginia to develop the state’s first coastal resilience mast...

Louisiana: The state we're in

Mar 26, 2021

There’s concern that the source for the drinking water serving Baton Rouge, along with the northern 10 parishes of Southeastern, LA., is at risk becau...

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