Press Releases

Neotectonics and Subsidence Expert Panel to meet in New Orleans

Nov 19, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Nov. 19, 2019) – The first of three workshops to examine subsidence, including active faulting, in Louisiana's coastal zone and pote...

The Water Institute receives $500,000 through the National Coastal Resilience Fund to support the Partnership for Our Working Coast

Nov 18, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Nov 18, 2019) – The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) anno...

Dutch Dialogues Charleston team delivers final report to city outlining a more water-friendly future

Sep 27, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 27, 2019) – A new report released to the City of Charleston Thursday outlines months of community conversations around how to ...

ICYMI: Gov. Edwards announces Coastal Technical Assistance Center

Sep 13, 2019

THIBODAUX, La. (Sept. 13, 2019) – Gov. John Bel Edwards, Nicholls State University President Jay Clune and South Louisiana Economic Council President...

Jessi Parfait, anthropologist, joins Institute as research associate

Aug 21, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 21, 2019) – Jessi Parfait, anthropologist, joined the human dimensions team at the Institute in early August, bringing her enth...

Dr. Ioannis Georgiou to join Institute as Director of Coastal and Deltaic Systems Modeling

Aug 19, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 19, 2019) – Uprooted from his home in the foothills of Cyprus during the civil war at the age of three, Ioannis Georgiou experi...

Civil Engineer Brett McMann joins the Institute

Jul 31, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 31, 2019) – Brett McMann grew up around the engineering world, but it wasn’t until he started work on the old LSU River Model a...

New report from Tulane/Institute looks at investment and adaptation in vulnerable communities

Jul 25, 2019

Facing multiple challenges from rising seas to repetitive flooding, a new issue paper from the Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy an...

Dr. Dalyander honored with Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Jul 24, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 24, 2019) – On July 2, The White House announced that Patricia (Soupy) Dalyander was one of the recipients of this year’s Presi...

Institute selected for five-year partnership with NOAA to work on Deepwater Horizon restoration efforts

Jul 8, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 8, 2019) – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries has announced the selection of the Institute to par...

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...