Press Releases

New podcast on the importance of measuring environmental and social benefits of nature-based solutions is now available

Oct 20, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 20, 2021) – A new Engineering With Nature (EWN) Podcast, “Considering and Evaluating the Benefits of Natural Infrastructure,” a...

Legislators from around the south meet at The Water Campus to discuss water management issues

Oct 15, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 15, 2021) – State legislators from around the south met at The Water Campus this week for The Council of State Governments Sout...

Water Institute Senior Research Scientist helps author Department of Defense Climate Adaptation Plan

Oct 14, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 14, 2021) – Shubhra Misra, Ph.D., PE, D.CE, D.PE, Senior Research Scientist at The Water Institute of the Gulf, was selected to...

The Water Institute to facilitate a new process that aims to improve Mississippi Sound estuary water quality

Oct 11, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 11, 2021) – The Water Institute of the Gulf will be facilitating a new effort focused on the Mississippi Sound estuary to bring...

New podcast on the importance of nature-based solutions airs Oct. 6 and Oct. 20

Oct 6, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 6, 2021) – A new The Engineering With Nature Podcast airing Oct. 6 will highlight work being done by the U.S. Army Corps of Eng...

Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Releases Monitoring and Adaptive Management Strategy

Sep 22, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 22, 2021) – The Water Institute of the Gulf joins the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group in celebrating the release of the...

NOAA RESTORE Science Program Awards USM Professor with Funding for Chandeleur Islands Restoration Planning

Sep 16, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 16, 2021) – The Water Institute of the Gulf researchers will join in a project funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

Shubhra Misra, Ph.D., PE, D.CE, D.PE joins The Water Institute of the Gulf as Senior Research Scientist

Aug 17, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 17, 2021) – Shubhra Misra, Ph.D., P.E., D.CE, D.PE joined the Institute Aug. 1 as a Senior Research Scientist bringing with him...

The Water Institute of the Gulf announces three new board members

Aug 10, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 10, 2021) – The Water Institute of the Gulf is thrilled to announce the appointment of three new members to the board of direct...

Coastal Louisiana loses a leader with the recent passing of Scott Hagen

Aug 4, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 4, 2021) – The Water Institute team is deeply saddened by the loss of long-time coastal engineer Scott Hagen, Ph.D., P.E. (FL),...

The RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana Awards Second Round of Research Grants

Jul 22, 2021

Today, the RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana (LA-COE) announced the second round of two-year grants to fund research that directly suppor...

Dale Morris, former Water Institute Director of Strategic Partnerships, named Charleston’s Chief Resilience Officer

Jun 22, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 22, 2021) – Dale Morris, former Director of Strategic Partnerships with the Water Institute, was named the City of Charleston’s...