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Institute to help state quantify carbon sequestration potential of coastal restoration projects

Aug 19, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 19, 2020) – Today, Governor John Bel Edwards signed two climate change related executive orders with the first designed to impr...

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...

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Plan to protect Baton Rouge drinking water from saltwater moving forward under new leadership

Oct 19, 2020

A strategic plan to decide how to protect the Baton Rouge area's drinking water from potential saltwater intrusion appears to be moving forward, now t...

Editorial: Charleston’s issues with flooding are getting more real

Sep 26, 2020

Charleston experienced three events last week that made it quite clear that our challenge of living with water is getting more real. Two were obvious:...

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...

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