Media Coverage

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

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.

March 21, 2017  | Stanford News

Stanford climatologist Noah Diffenbaugh explains why heavy rains during a drought are to be expected for a state in the throes of climate change.

March 21, 2017  | The New Yorker

Senior Woods Fellow, Noah Diffenbaugh discusses climate change's role in the drought/flood cycle in California and Water in the West's research on the cost of groundwater storage is cited.

March 13, 2017  | Stanford News

Senior Woods Fellow, Rosemary Knight and her team in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences discuss using Earth-imaging technologies to study the intrusion of saltwater into freshwater aquifers along the California coast.

March 07, 2017  | McClatchy DC Bureau

Senior Woods Fellow, Noah Diffenbaugh is quoted on the changing climate and what it means for storms and precipitation.

March 07, 2017  | The Huffington Post

Director of Urban Water Policy, Newsha Ajami quoted on how clean water regulation prevent water pollution which can impact public health and our food supply.

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.