Press Releases

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...

Organizations join forces to form Coastal-Hydrologic Consortium

Apr 16, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 16, 2019) – Regional water management has become a critical issue not only in Louisiana, but around the country and world. Rep...

Oceanographer Dr. Patricia (Soupy) Dalyander to join The Water Institute

Apr 4, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 4, 2019) – Growing up in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Patricia “Soupy” Dalyander loved going to the beach, but it wasn’t unt...

More than 100 water professionals spend the week at The Water Campus taking part in North American Deltares Software Days

Mar 13, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 13, 2019) – More than 100 government employees, private consultants, and university researchers from the United States and Can...

The Water Institute of the Gulf welcomes Hugh Roberts as the new Vice President for Engineering

Feb 4, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 4, 2018) – Hugh Roberts, who spent years with Arcadis working on numerical modeling and resilience issues, will be joining The...

ICYMI: Institute, Waggonner & Ball, and Royal Netherlands Embassy to work with Charleston on Dutch Dialogues program

Jan 17, 2019

CHARLESTON (JAN. 17, 2019) – On Wednesday (Jan. 16, 2019) , representatives from Historic Charleston Foundation, the City of Charleston and the visiti...

Gov. Edwards participates in signing ceremony with water research institutes from Israel, Louisiana

Oct 29, 2018

BEERSHEBA, Israel (Oct. 29, 2018) – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards convened a meeting of leading international researchers in water management during hi...

Nicholls State University and the Institute sign MOU for future collaboration in water-related research and projects

Oct 9, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (Oct. 9, 2018) – The Water Institute of the Gulf and Nicholls State University signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday that outl...