Media Coverage

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

April 24, 2017  | The Mercury News

Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, Noah Diffenbaugh and his team use math, computers and historical analysis links climate change to weather extremes, challenging skeptics.

April 24, 2017  | Stanford News

Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute, Noah Diffenbaugh and his research group have developed a framework for testing whether global warming has contributed to particular extreme weather events.

April 18, 2017  | Peninsula Press

Senior Woods Fellow, Noah Diffenbaugh discusses our current water system, climate change and the impacts it will have on precipitation in California.

April 17, 2017  | Water Deeply

Q & A with Executive Director, Leon Szeptycki, on water rights transfers and our recent publication "Colorado River Basin Environmental Water Transfers Scorecard".

April 15, 2017  | The Mercury News

Director of Urban Water Policy, Newsha Ajami and discusses desalination of brackish groundwater in California.

April 11, 2017  | Ventura County Star

Executive Director, Leon Szeptycki quoted on using groundwater well meters to calculate contributions to aquifer depletion.

April 04, 2017  | The Stanford Daily

The Stanford Daily covers the release of Water in the West's latest report, "Colorado River Basin Environmental Water Transfers Scorecard".

April 03, 2017  | Imagine H2O

Water in the West researchers Newsha Ajami, Kim Quesnel, and Bea Gordon, were awarded Honorable Mention in the 2017 California Water Policy Challenge for their idea to build a flexible digital tool that quantifies the environmental, economic, and social benefits and risks of Green Infrastructure projects to support increased integration with urban planning projects.

March 28, 2017  | The Mercury News

Our research on a public goods charge versus bonds quoted in an op-ed on funding California water infrastructure improvements.

March 22, 2017  | New Scientist

Senior Woods Fellow, Noah Diffenbaugh discusses using groundwater recharge as a way to store water during heavy precipitation seasons.

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