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.

June 05, 2017  | Water in the West  | Insights

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.

In the Media

June 12, 2017
Water Deeply

Water in the West research and Executive Director, Leon Szeptycki, quoted on successful stories of water rights transfers in the state of Oregon.

June 12, 2017
Stanford News

Senior Woods Fellow, Richard Luthy and his PhD student, Jon Bradshaw received four awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers Innovation Contest for their AquaCharge project. The project is an optimization tool for enhancing water system resiliency and and sustainability by using combined stormwater and recycled wastewater to augment groundwater recharge.

June 01, 2017
Fontana Herald News

Director of Urban Water Policy, Newsha Ajami discusses water management's need to consider challenges such as climate change, population growth, stricter regulations, and aging infrastructure.

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.