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Institute begins work on supporting long-term sustainability of the capital area’s groundwater resources

May 30, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 30, 2019) – The Water Institute of the Gulf has launched the first phase of a project to support long-term planning for Capital...

Water expert Henk Ovink visits Louisiana to discuss international best practices for watershed management

May 24, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 24, 2019) – Centuries of living below sea level and adapting to changes in climate give the Dutch a unique perspective on living...

Beaux Jones joins the Institute as general counsel

May 7, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 7, 2019) – Beaux Jones started as the Institute’s general counsel Monday, bringing with him experience in the government, non-pr...

Dr. Alex McCorquodale brings his decades of experience to the Institute

Apr 25, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 25, 2019) – For more than 50 years, Dr. Alex McCorquodale P.E., P.Eng., has brought his vast experience in hydrology to solvin...

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Charleston prepares the ground for intensive flood research in July

May 3, 2019

After two days exchanging data and discussing flooding around one of the nation’s lowest-lying cities, members of Charleston’s Dutch Dialogues plannin...

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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