Media Coverage

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

February 06, 2018  | ReThinking H2O Podcast

Newsha Ajami is interviewed on the ReThinking H2O podcast and discusses building resilient infrastructure through better planning & investment, how policy and academia can help bring value to society, & the future of water innovation.

February 06, 2018  | Stanford Law School

Barton "Buzz" Thompson is featured in a Q&A on the drought crisis facing Cape Town, South Africa, how we got there, and how we can work to prevent droughts from becoming crises.

January 31, 2018  | APACA Northern News

Newsha Ajami discusses her work on water in the Bay Area and how the area can prepare for an unpredictable climate future.

January 24, 2018  | The Mercury News

Leon Szeptycki is quoted on the possibility of a major city in California running out of water like the current situation facing Cape Town, South Africa.

January 18, 2018  | News Review

Newsha Ajami quoted on using desalination plants in California as part of the states solution to drought.

January 17, 2018  | Duluth News Tribune

Noah Diffenbaugh's research cited and he is quoted in an article about linking human caused warming to specific extreme weather events.

January 11, 2018  | KPCC

Noah Diffenbaugh discusses increasingly extreme weather, the infrastructure we have in California and it's level of preparedness for natural disasters.

December 11, 2017  | Voice of OC

Newsha Ajami participated on a panel discussing the pros and cons of building a proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach, CA.

December 06, 2017  | Water Deeply

Water in the West research and an insight by Bea Gordon are cited in an article about on-farm managed aquifer recharged and the potential costs associated with it.

December 05, 2017  | Los Angeles Times

Noah Diffenbaugh quoted on the impacts of quickly melting Arctic ice on precipitation in California.