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New podcast on the importance of measuring environmental and social benefits of nature-based solutions is now available

Oct 20, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 20, 2021) – A new Engineering With Nature (EWN) Podcast, “Considering and Evaluating the Benefits of Natural Infrastructure,” a...

Legislators from around the south meet at The Water Campus to discuss water management issues

Oct 15, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 15, 2021) – State legislators from around the south met at The Water Campus this week for The Council of State Governments Sout...

Water Institute Senior Research Scientist helps author Department of Defense Climate Adaptation Plan

Oct 14, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 14, 2021) – Shubhra Misra, Ph.D., PE, D.CE, D.PE, Senior Research Scientist at The Water Institute of the Gulf, was selected to...

The Water Institute to facilitate a new process that aims to improve Mississippi Sound estuary water quality

Oct 11, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 11, 2021) – The Water Institute of the Gulf will be facilitating a new effort focused on the Mississippi Sound estuary to bring...

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Louisiana parishes face some of highest flood risk of any U.S. counties, new study says

Oct 18, 2021

It will come as no surprise to anyone who’s been caught in a sudden downpour in New Orleans, Lake Charles or many points between. A new analysis layin...

A city of water: Experts explain how climate change impacts Pittsburgh’s infrastructure

Aug 9, 2021

As the climate crisis hastens, many experts believe Pittsburgh — at the center of the Rust Belt — will be a part of something new: the “waterbelt.” In...

Hurricane simulations by Bridges, Bridges-2 inform state decision making

Aug 8, 2021

Destruction of coastal habitat doesn’t just affect wildlife—it endangers human lives and impacts employment and the larger economy. Working for the Lo...

Water Works - A jaunt to Jazz Fest leads to a mission for Louisiana’s wetlands

Jul 30, 2021

The weekend after April 20, 2010, was a fateful one for Justin Ehrenwerth ’01. He took a trip with friends to Jazz Fest in New Orleans, where he met u...

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