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Troubled Waters

May 9, 2022

As more than 50 billion gallons a year are pumped out, saltwater is creeping in. That’s a problem for residents and industrial users alike, says Alyss...

Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Mark Kulp’s Research Aids Louisiana’s Coastal Restoration Plan

May 2, 2022

Kulp, whose research emphasis is on the sedimentary framework of the Mississippi River delta system and evolution of the Louisiana coastal plain in re...

LSU Student Receives NSF Grant to Study Water Management and Resiliency in the Netherlands

Apr 28, 2022

LSU student Kelli Moran is one of 14 in the nation to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant that supports graduate student study in the Ne...

The Water Campus’ ‘Smart Port’ dashboard becoming a vital tool

Apr 27, 2022

The Water Campus 'Smart Port' dashboard is rapidly becoming a vital tool for data sharing of river conditions, eliminating delays and saving money. T...

Scientists come together in Baton Rouge to collaborate for a better Gulf of Mexico

Apr 24, 2022

Louisiana’s coastal issues may seem different from what other Gulf of Mexico states are facing, but when you pull back and look at the entire Gulf reg...

U.S. Rep. Graves, Water Institute want to launch flood prevention lab

Apr 7, 2022

Congressman Garret Graves’ recent request for $2 million in federal dollars for an initiative at the Water Institute of the Gulf focused on flood prev...

Louisiana International Trade Leaders to Converge on Louisiana for Weeklong Economic Showcase Event

Mar 14, 2022

The weeklong itinerary will showcase the state’s economic resilience, reflected in five consecutive years of capital investment growth even as the pan...

Losing Ground: How a Model of the Mississippi River Could Reshape the Future of Louisiana

Mar 11, 2022

That perspective can be an invaluable tool, especially for out-of-state visitors. “The really cool thing about the model when you see it is that coast...

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

Feb 23, 2022

The evolution and innovation continue. In 2021, a forward-thinking partnership between the U.S. Department of Commerce, the State of Louisiana and the...

Water in the Extreme with Brenda Burman and Justin Ehrenwerth

Feb 17, 2022

While drought and sea level rise stand in contrast to one another, humancaused climate change is the primary driver of both conditions. What dothey ha...

Capital Region not immune to threat from rising seas

Feb 16, 2022

While rising seas obviously create serious issues for coastal Louisiana, the Capital Region also should be wary, says Alyssa Dausman, senior vice pres...

Keeping Louisiana’s head above water

Feb 11, 2022

While the gulf coast has blessed Louisianans with ample resources to develop robust seafood, shrimping, and shipping industries, it also comes with so...