Press Releases

Singapore delegation visits The Water Institute to learn about Louisiana’s coastal restoration and water management plans

Sep 28, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 28, 2022) – A delegation from Singapore, made up of representatives from the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment, n...

Louisiana Honored for Nation’s Best Economic Development Project

Sep 22, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 22, 2022) – The Water Campus in Baton Rouge was recognized as the top Resiliency, Recovery and Mitigation economic development...

The Water Institute pleased to welcome Jean Cowan, Senior Project Manager

Sep 19, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 19, 2022) – The Water Institute is pleased to welcome Jean Cowan, a researcher and project manager with a long history in coas...

Congratulations to Water Institute Board Member Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D. for her appointment to the President’s National Infrastructure Council

Sep 14, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Sept. 14, 2022) – Congratulations to Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., Board Member at The Water Institute, for her recent appointment to Pr...

New publication examines how sediment quality can influence long-term economic impact and performance of barrier shoreline restoration projects

Aug 30, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 30, 2022) – A new study published in the Journal of Environmental Management shows that coarser grained sands used in coastal r...

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center to host “Nature as a National Priority” event Aug. 30

Aug 29, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 29, 2022) – The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) will hold a LinkedIn live presentation at 10 a.m. CDT...

The Water Institute pleased to welcome Garvin Pittman, Senior Project Manager

Aug 29, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 29, 2022) – The Water Institute is pleased to welcome Garvin Pittman, PMP, as a new senior project manager who will be working ...

New study provides multiple scenarios for maximizing beneficial use of dredged materials to aid Port Fourchon and surrounding communities

Aug 2, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 2, 2022) – A new study from The Water Institute aims to help The Greater Lafourche Port Commission leadership find the best use...

New paper explores how combining multiple sources of information can improve determining costs/benefits of restoration projects

Jul 11, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 11, 2022) – A new methodology developed by The Water Institute and partners allows the comparison of proposed or built projects...

The Water Institute and partners to develop a Resilience Strategy for the City of Jacksonville

Jun 22, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 22, 2022) – The Water Institute, partners and the City of Jacksonville kicked off a resilience planning process in late May tha...

Port of South Louisiana joins the SmartPort program being developed by The Water Institute, the state and partners

Jun 16, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 16, 2022) – The Port of South Louisiana has joined The Water Institute, the Port of New Orleans, and the Louisiana Economic Dev...

The Water Institute to develop a Resilience Assessment and Plan for the City of Mobile

Jun 15, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 15, 2022) – Today, the City of Mobile announced the selection of The Water Institute of the Gulf and partners to develop a Resi...