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The RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana requests proposals for $2.3 million in available funding

Feb 15, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 15, 2021) – The RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana (LA-COE) released a second Request for Proposals today and is en...

Dr. Jason Curole to join The Water Institute of the Gulf as Director of Project Management

Feb 4, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 4, 2021) –Jason Curole, Ph.D., will be joining The Water Institute of the Gulf as the Director of Project Management on Feb. 22...

The power of transferring technology for climate adaptation

Feb 2, 2021

A key part of adapting to climate change is prediction. In Louisiana, where water is eroding huge chunks of land every year, that means looking at how...

When you need to figure out how to deal with water, go to the experts

Feb 1, 2021

Justin Ehrenwerth thinks a lot about where to put dirt. “The dirt is gold to us,” he said. “Do you put the dirt here versus here versus there?” Ehrenw...

Save the date: RFP 2 The RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana

Dec 18, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (Dec. 18, 2020) – The RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana (LA-COE) will be releasing a second Request for Proposals in ear...

The Water Institute of the Gulf runs compute-heavy storm surge and wave simulations on AWS

Sep 23, 2020

The Water Institute of the Gulf (Water Institute) runs its storm surge and wave analysis models on Amazon Web Services (AWS)—a task that sometimes req...

Charleston prepares the ground for intensive flood research in July

May 3, 2020

After two days exchanging data and discussing flooding around one of the nation’s lowest-lying cities, members of Charleston’s Dutch Dialogues plannin...

Water's Edge

Apr 2, 2019

The Water's Edge: A "Nightly Films" series on the land loss challenges and solutions on Louisiana's coast. Watch the entire series here....

Virginia as the "Silicon Valley" of sea level rise? It could happen.

Mar 21, 2019

Can Virginia make money off sea level rise? The very idea sounds backwards — usually frequent flooding from bigger and more destructive storms is cost...

Charleston homeowners address flooding concerns at panel discussion

Mar 12, 2019

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - On Tuesday, a group of homeowners in Charleston came together to address flooding and ask officials what’s being done about it...

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 ...

Louisiana's lessons for Virginia on building water economy

Feb 2, 2019

Louisiana has known for decades — or longer — that the Gulf of Mexico was gobbling up its coastline. It’s estimated that the state loses a football fi...