Media Coverage

Read recent media coverage featuring Water in the West and comments from our researchers.

February 21, 2017  | The Verge

Director of Urban Water Policy, Newsha Ajami, and Senior Woods Fellow, Noah Diffenbaugh quoted on how storms are changing with the climate and what that means for our water management and infrastructure.

February 17, 2017  | Beloit Daily News

Water in the West research quoted that boosting groundwater storage is a cost-effective option for storing water in California.

February 14, 2017  | The Christian Science Monitor

Senior Fellows at the Woods Institute for the Environment, David Freyberg and Noah Diffenbaugh discuss the Oroville Dam and changing 'rule curves' for damns.

February 14, 2017  | The New York Times

Op-Ed by Senior Woods Fellow, Noah Diffenbaugh on the Oroville Dam crisis and what is says about our water infrastructure in a changing climate.

February 05, 2017  | The Mercury News

Director of Urban Water Policy, Newsha Ajami, discusses using brackish desalination plants in California.

January 30, 2017  | Santa Cruz Mid-County Groundwater Agency

Our report authored by Esther Conrad, Janet Martinez, Tara Moran, Marcelle Dupraw, David Ceppos, William Blomquist (from Stanford's Water in the West, the Martin Daniel Gould Center for Conflict Resolution, and Center for Collaborative Policy at California State University Sacramento) was featured in a press release from the Santa Cruz Mid-County Groundwater Agency.

January 24, 2017  | Civil Eats

Director of Urban Water Policy, Newsha Ajami is quoted in the discussion of California's battle over water allocation.

January 18, 2017  | Water Online

Water in the West research on grounwater recharge quoted as part of an article discussing how best to store recent rainwater in California. 

December 20, 2016  | Imperial Valley News

Water in the West Executive Director, Leon Szeptycki, appointed to the Klamath River Renewal Corporation Board of Directors.

December 14, 2016  | Water Deeply

Postdoctoral fellow Esther Conrad discusses how the current status of implementing California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).