Water in the West bridges the gap between research and practice to create and promote effective solutions for more sustainable water management in the American West.

Upcoming Event

Seminar: Martin Doyle- Federalism in Federal Water Agencies: How Districts of the Corps of Engineers Vary in Reservoir Operations

March 7, 2018 - 2:30pm

Please join us at our Water in the West seminar on March 7 at 2:30 pm in Y2E2 300. Martin Doyle, Director of the Water Policy Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will be presenting, "Federalism in Federal Water Agencies: How Districts of the Corps of Engineers Vary in Reservoir Operations".

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Q&A with our Landreth Visiting Fellow Alletta (Letty) Belin, an attorney specializing in water law and management.

New research proposes a regional and collective management approach to water resources based on realities of supply and demand.

An overview of the Water in the West researchers, students, postdocs, and faculty who attended and presented at the American Geophysical Union 2017 Fall Meeting.

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About Water in the West

July 11, 2016

A joint program of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Bill Lane Center for the American West, Water in the West marshals the resources of one of the world’s preeminent research institutions to address one of the most urgent questions about the West’s future—how can the region continue to thrive despite growing water scarcity? Learn more about our approach in this short video.

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Understanding Groundwater

Our series explores groundwater management in California through new research into key groundwater issues, interactive graphics and a synthesis of existing knowledge on groundwater in California, all designed to advance public understanding of this critical issue.

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