News & Events

Catch up on recent Water in the West news, analysis, media coverage, and event announcements as well as reports and other outputs from recent workshops and dialogues.

August 21, 2019  | Water in the West  | Insights

Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin watershed reform holds valuable lessons for policy makers grappling with environmental repercussions of extreme drought.

June 06, 2019  | Water in the West  | News

A new study analyzes patterns of urban irrigation and vegetation health during extreme drought. Its findings could inform urban water conservation and water infrastructure development under climate pressures.

In the Media

July 02, 2019
Daily Excelsior

Water in the West research on the potential cost of managed aquifer recharge is quoted in an article related to water budgeting in India.

June 13, 2019
The Washington Post

Noah Diffenbaugh comments on how we need a reliable, bias-free baseline for hail observations that simply doesn’t exist yet in order to discover if we are seeing more hail in a changing climate.

June 05, 2019
Curbed San Francisco

Leon Szpetycki comments on the possibility of San Francisco running out of water.

Featured Workshops & Dialogues

Featured Video

California Drought Data Portal

September 08, 2017

A new web portal puts four years of California drought data into an interactive format, showing where regions met or missed water conservation goals.