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Oceanographer Dr. Patricia (Soupy) Dalyander to join The Water Institute

Apr 4, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 4, 2019) – Growing up in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Patricia “Soupy” Dalyander loved going to the beach, but it wasn’t unt...

More than 100 water professionals spend the week at The Water Campus taking part in North American Deltares Software Days

Mar 13, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 13, 2019) – More than 100 government employees, private consultants, and university researchers from the United States and Can...

The Water Institute of the Gulf welcomes Hugh Roberts as the new Vice President for Engineering

Feb 4, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 4, 2018) – Hugh Roberts, who spent years with Arcadis working on numerical modeling and resilience issues, will be joining The...

ICYMI: Institute, Waggonner & Ball, and Royal Netherlands Embassy to work with Charleston on Dutch Dialogues program

Jan 17, 2019

CHARLESTON (JAN. 17, 2019) – On Wednesday (Jan. 16, 2019) , representatives from Historic Charleston Foundation, the City of Charleston and the visiti...

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Organizations join forces to form Coastal-Hydrologic Consortium

Apr 16, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 16, 2019) – Regional water management has become a critical issue not only in Louisiana, but around the country and world. Rep...

Water's Edge

Apr 2, 2019

The Water's Edge: A "Nightly Films" series on the land loss challenges and solutions on Louisiana's coast. Watch the entire series here....

Virginia as the "Silicon Valley" of sea level rise? It could happen.

Mar 21, 2019

Can Virginia make money off sea level rise? The very idea sounds backwards — usually frequent flooding from bigger and more destructive storms is cos...

Charleston homeowners address flooding concerns at panel discussion

Mar 12, 2019

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - On Tuesday, a group of homeowners in Charleston came together to address flooding and ask officials what’s being done about it...

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