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Institute researchers author five journal articles in special issue of Shore and Beach journal “Deepwater Horizon 10 years later.”

Mar 26, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 26, 2020) – A special issue of Shore and Beach journal – “Deepwater Horizon 10 years later” – includes five articles from Inst...

Institute named Louisiana’s Innovation and Collaboration Hub at Gov. John Bel Edwards coastal priorities announcement

Feb 20, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 20, 2020) – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards named the Water Institute of the Gulf as the state’s Coastal Innovation and Collaborat...

ICYMI: Mayor Turner launches the Resilient Houston strategy and signs historic executive order to prepare the city for future disasters

Feb 13, 2020

HOUSTON (Feb. 13, 2020) – On Wednesday, Mayor Sylvester Turner released the “Resilient Houston” strategy – a framework to help Houston mitigate flood ...

Water Institute welcomes three new board members and a new science and engineering advisory council member

Feb 5, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 5, 2020) - The Water Institute of the Gulf is honored to welcome three exceptional new members to the board of directors – Dr. ...

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Develop a sound groundwater plan, for the long-range future

Mar 3, 2020

The devil is in the details, and there is scientific disagreement about solutions, but we hope that people can agree as we do with Marylee Orr, execut...

Volume: An update from The Water Institute of the Gulf

Feb 27, 2020

Check out the newest Water Institute of the Gulf newsletter featuring Louisiana's Coastal Innovation and Collaboration Hub, Dutch Dialogues Charleston...

Neotectonics and Subsidence Expert Panel to meet in New Orleans: Workshop 2

Feb 26, 2020

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Feb. 26, 2020) – The Water Institute of the Gulf has assembled an expert panel composed of recognized experts in the fields of neote...

Gov. Edwards announces coastal priorities for his second term

Feb 20, 2020

On Thursday, Feb. 20, Governor John Bel Edwards announced his priorities for the state’s coastal program for his second term in office. Edwards says f...

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