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.

September 15, 2017  | Stanford News Service  | News

A new web portal puts four years of California drought data into an interactive format, showing where regions met or missed water conservation goals. The idea is to motivate awareness and conservation.

September 01, 2017  | Stanford News Service  | News

Stanford experts comment on how climate change and infrastructure planning contribute to the severity of impacts from extreme weather events like Hurricane Harvey.

In the Media

September 18, 2017
The Medium

Noah Diffenbaugh comments on how Hurricane Harvey will be studied by scientists to try and figure out if climate change was the culprit behind the storm.

September 13, 2017
Advanced Science News

A research paper written by Patricia Gonzales and Newsha Ajami and published in WIREs Water is mentioned in an article discussing drivers of the changing water supply and demand characteristics in the Bay Area and opportunities to enhance future regional water reliability.

September 07, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle

Noah Diffenbaugh discusses the advancements in science that are starting to show the link between climate change and weather events.

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.