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Gov. Edwards participates in signing ceremony with water research institutes from Israel, Louisiana

Oct 29, 2018

BEERSHEBA, Israel (Oct. 29, 2018) – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards convened a meeting of leading international researchers in water management during hi...

Nicholls State University and the Institute sign MOU for future collaboration in water-related research and projects

Oct 9, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 9, 2018) – The Water Institute of the Gulf and Nicholls State University signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday that outl...

Institute and Ecole des Ingénieurs de la Ville de Paris sign MOU for future collaboration

Sep 13, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 13, 2018) – Today, Ecole des Ingénieurs de la Ville de Paris, an engineering university based in Paris, and The Water Institut...

ICYMI: Water Institute to Support Development of Houston's Resilience Strategy

Aug 30, 2018

HOUSTON (Aug. 29, 2018) – On Wednesday, Aug. 29, the City of Houston, 100 Resilient Cities, The Rockefeller Foundation and Shell released the followi...

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Wetlands are a natural climate solution

Nov 29, 2018

Like all healthy wetlands, the Mississippi Delta was once a carbon sink, an ecosystem that sucks carbon dioxide out of the air and stores it in the gr...

Dutch researchers dig into New Orleans to study subsidence

Nov 15, 2018

Peter Vos, a Dutch geologist, finally hit the peaty part of the soil while boring into a vacant lot this week at North Dorgenois and Pauger streets in...

Covington announces emergency response plan

Nov 3, 2018

Covington Mayor Mike Cooper announced last week that he had accepted a new plan to better coordinate emergency response and improve public notificatio...

La. delegation in Israel signs agreement that could lead to major developments in flooding, erosion

Oct 29, 2018

BE’ER SHEVA, ISRAEL (WAFB) - On Monday, members of the Project Star Delegation signed an agreement that could lead to major research developments in L...

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