Press Releases

The Water Institute of the Gulf, in collaboration with the MSA-West Starship Program, Awarded Community Restoration Project Funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Oct 18, 2016

Baton Rouge, La — The Water Institute of the Gulf, in collaboration with the Mathematics, Science, and Arts Academy-West (MSA-West) Starship Program, ...

The Water Institute Participates in Louisiana Trade Mission to Cuba

Oct 14, 2016

Havana, Cuba — Director of Planning, Coordination, and Outreach at The Water Institute of the Gulf Nick Speyrer returned to the office this week after...

The Water Institute of the Gulf to Host Expert Panel on Diversion Planning and Implementation Meeting

Aug 24, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of the Gulf will host the seventh meeting of the Expert Panel on Diversion Planning and Implementation on Augus...

The Water Institute of the Gulf and U.S. Business Council on Sustainable Development hold Gulf Coast Industrial Infrastructure Task Force Meeting

Aug 9, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of the Gulf in conjunction with the U.S. Business Council on Sustainable Development (US BCSD) recently held a ...

Dr. Melissa Baustian Co-authors Melitasphaeridium Choanophorum – A Living Fossil Dinoflagellate Cyst in the Gulf of Mexico

Jul 27, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — Melissa Baustian, Ph.D., Coastal Ecologist at The Water Institute of the Gulf recently co-authored a manuscript published in the Jo...

Dr. Mead Allison Co-authors Watershed-Scale Runoff and Sediment Yield Manuscript

Jun 17, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — Mead Allison, Ph.D., Director of Physical Processes and Sediment Systems at The Water Institute of the Gulf recently co-authored a ...

Cox and The Trust for Public Land Launch Louisiana's 2016 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Jun 7, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, launched Louisiana’s 2016 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor ...

Dr. Ehab Meselhe Appointed as Coastal Protection Committee Chair for the 2017 Report Card for Louisiana’s Infrastructure

Jun 7, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of Gulf congratulates Ehab Meselhe, Ph.D., P.E., Director of Natural Systems Modeling at the Institute for his ...

Dr. Denise Reed Appointed to the NOAA Science Advisory Board

May 23, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — Denise Reed, Ph.D., Chief Scientist at The Water Institute of the Gulf, has been appointed to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

The Water Institute of the Gulf Welcomes New Team Members

May 17, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of the Gulf continues to show growth with the addition of five talented new professionals. Since January, the I...

Governor Jindal and The Water Institute of the Gulf CEO Charles Groat Break Ground on $22.4 Million Research and Conference Center in Louisiana

Nov 13, 2015

Baton Rouge, La. — Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and President and CEO Charles “Chip” Groat of The Water Institute of the Gulf joined Baton Rouge Mayor...

The Water Institute Selected as a FEMA Cooperating Technical Partner

Sep 30, 2015

Baton Rouge, La. — The Water Institute of the Gulf was recently selected as a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Cooperating Technical Partner...