Press Releases

Article on participatory modeling receives the Journal of Geographical Systems Best Paper Award 2020

Mar 10, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 10, 2021) – Research on better ways to incorporate local knowledge into numerical modeling, and the resulting journal article,...

Water Institute's Work Featured in the News

Mar 10, 2021

The Institute’s work has been recently featured in a number of national and regional outlets highlighting the range of work in applied science and pol...

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. 2...

Webinar: The Louisiana-Netherlands Partnership in Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Adaptation

Jan 6, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Jan. 6, 2021) – Join The Royal Netherlands Embassy, the Water Institute of the Gulf, and key partners on Jan. 14, 2021 for a webinar...

Institute to help state quantify carbon sequestration potential of coastal restoration projects

Aug 19, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 19, 2020) – Today, Governor John Bel Edwards signed two climate change related executive orders with the first designed to imp...

Institute to help state quantify carbon sequestration potential of coastal restoration projects

Aug 19, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (Aug. 19, 2020) – Today, Governor John Bel Edwards signed two climate change related executive orders with the first designed to impr...

Nate Young to join the Institute in joint appointment with University of Iowa’s IIHR — Hydroscience & Engineering

Jul 21, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. (July 21, 2020) – Nate Young, Ph.D., associate director of the Iowa Flood Center and research engineer at IIHR–Hydroscience & Eng...

Agreement between Institute, Port of New Orleans, Louisiana Economic Development, to spur innovative port management

Jul 13, 2020

Baton Rouge, La. (July 13, 2020) – Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced an innovative agreement between the Port of New Orleans, Louisiana Econo...

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...