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 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.

May 29, 2019  | Water in the West  | News

New web portal examines, compares and explains the permitting process of groundwater pumping across seven U.S. states.

In the Media

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.

June 01, 2019
ABC News

Noah Diffenbaugh adds insight in an article discussing the politicization of climate change.

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.