Press Releases

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 ...

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...

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...

Institute and regional partners celebrate opening of permanent New Orleans office

Apr 23, 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La. (April 23, 2019) – The University of New Orleans and The Water Institute of the Gulf celebrated the Institute’s new home at the UNO R...