Events, Workshops & Dialogues

Water in the West hosts workshops, dialogues, and other events, bringing together leaders, professionals, stakeholders and academic experts in the fields of water research and water management to inform and examine pressing western water issues. These events are an opportunity for those in the public, private, and academic sectors to learn more about water challenges in the West and gain insights into potential solutions.


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November 16, 2015 - 8:30am

Stanford University’s Water in the West Program, the Gould Center for Conflict Resolution, in conjunction with California State University’s Center for Collaborative Policy hosted the first workshop in our groundwater data workshop series.  This workshop focused on the role of groundwater models in groundwater management planning under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).

May 22, 2015 - 12:15pm

The Perry McCarty Distinguished Lecture Series.

May 7, 2015 - 3:30pm

Anne Castle, Landreth Visiting Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute and former Assistant Secretary for Water and Science at the U.S. Department of Interior, will discuss the state of America's hardest working river -- The Colorado -- and current efforts to create a more sustainable management system.

April 30, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Featured speakers include Peter Drekmeier of the Tuolumne River Trust, Newsha Ajami of Stanford University and Nicole Sandkulla of the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency.

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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.

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