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Press Releases

Dr. Alyssa Dausman, Science Director for the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, joins the Institute

Sep 12, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (September 12, 2017) – The Water Institute of the Gulf announced Tuesday that Dr. Alyssa Dausman will join the Institute as Vice Pres...

New publication looks at options to maximize land building from diversions

Jul 12, 2017

Although many studies have looked at the need to capture the Mississippi River sand through diversions, analysis of an old crevasse along Bayou Lafour...

Louisiana and Dutch water institutes join forces to confront water issues globally

Jul 10, 2017

Leaders of The Water Institute of the Gulf and Deltares were joined by Governor John Bel Edwards in announcing an agreement today to leverage their to...

Coastal Louisiana communities have valuable insights on priorities to offer restoration planning

Apr 18, 2017

Oysters reefs provide protection for coastal lands, help keep the water clean, and oysters are darn good when charbroiled. All true, and all part of w...

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In the News

S&WB expected to update pump status, appoint interim director Friday

Sep 1, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, LA. - City officials are scheduled to give an update Friday on the status of repairs at New Orleans’ drainage pumping stations. Member...

Harvey, Aug. 5 New Orleans rain, prompt focus on flood planning

Sep 1, 2017

The devastating Texas coastal flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey's staggering rainfall and exacerbated by levee breaches and emergency reservoir rele...

New Orleans Looks To Amsterdam For A New Flood Plan

Aug 29, 2017

NEW ORLEANS ― Twelve years after Hurricane Katrina became the worst natural disaster in U.S. history, New Orleans is still struggling with infrastruct...

Louisiana fights the sea, and loses

Aug 26, 2017

WHEN Roosevelt Falgout was a boy, the brackish water that now laps within a few feet of his three-room cabin at Isle de Jean Charles was miles off. “T...

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