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Dr. Chip Groat, Water Institute of the Gulf (2015)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-01-26

Duration: 00:27:27

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Groat, Charles G. | The Water Institute of the Gulf | WATER | Economy | Environment


  • Groat, Chip Speaker


A speech by Dr. Chip Groat before the Baton Rouge Press Club on January 26, 2015. Groat is the president and CEO of the Water Institute of the Gulf. He discusses: the creation and mission of the Water Institute; the importance of water to the economy of Louisiana and Baton Rouge; the creation of the Ground Water Resource Commission, the Water Code, and the Water Management Program; water issues around the country; the creation of the “Into the Blue 2050” focus group to reach a consensus on water issues; the vision, principles and objectives of “Into the Blue 2050”; and possible future steps.