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.

May 11, 2017  | Water in the West  | News

A team of law students led by Leon Szeptycki and Brian Gray develop four case studies that look at water law during the California drought.

April 28, 2017  | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment  | News

Studying how and why bridges have collapsed in the past identifies the limitation of current risk assessment approach and demonstrates the value of new perspectives on climate change impact.

In the Media

May 08, 2017
WaterWorld Weekly

Newscast highlights recent work on Water in the West Living Map project, which compiles water financing ideas from around the country.

May 05, 2017
Water Deeply

Q & A with Newsha Ajami on innovative ways to finance water infrastructure projects and the "living map" she created for people to share their case studies.

April 24, 2017
The Mercury News

Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, Noah Diffenbaugh and his team use math, computers and historical analysis links climate change to weather extremes, challenging skeptics.

Featured Workshops & Dialogues

Featured Video

On Sept 27, 2016, Stanford experts met in Sacramento for a briefing on California's critical groundwater supply hosted by Water in the West. Panelists included: Leon Szeptycki, Executive Director of Water in the West, Rob Jackson, Professor at Stanford University, Rosemary Knight, Professor at Stanford University, and Tara Moran, Sustainable Groundwater Program Lead with Water in the West.