The Water Campus is a decade old. What has it accomplished?

Feb 29, 2024

It has been a decade since community leaders and local and state government officials gathered at the old municipal dock overlooking the Mississippi River to announce plans for The Water Campus—a project intended to serve as a world-class research hub for coastal restoration and water management solutions. Born from talks that started following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the Water Campus stretches some 30 acres, from the riverfront toward Nicholson Drive. At the time of the development’s announcement, leaders billed the research campus as the future economic and cultural southern anchor of downtown Baton Rouge. More here.