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Institute to continue strategic support for long-term groundwater sustainability planning in Baton Rouge area

Jul 7, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 7, 2020) – At their June 18 meeting, the Capital Area Ground Water Conservation Commission (CAGWCC) unanimously voted to move f...

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 ...

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Institute to continue strategic support for long-term groundwater sustainability planning in Baton Rouge area

Jul 7, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 7, 2020) – At their June 18 meeting, the Capital Area Ground Water Conservation Commission (CAGWCC) unanimously voted to move f...

Louisiana Coastal Neotectonics and Subsidence Expert Panel: Workshop recordings now available online

Jun 8, 2020

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 8, 2020) – The Water Institute of the Gulf assembled an expert panel composed of recognized experts in the fields of neotectoni...

Editorial: A fresh chance for Charleston to tackle flooding, sea level rise, housing costs

May 16, 2020

Repeated flooding that costs homeowners big bucks and erodes their quality of life. Rising seas that threaten to make flooding even more frequent. Hom...

Fortress Charleston: Will Walling Off the City Hold Back the Waters?

May 5, 2020

For millions of visitors each year, Charleston, South Carolina is a reminder of a bygone era, showcasing antebellum mansions, arty row houses, histori...

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