Media Coverage

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

May 08, 2018  | Water Deeply

Newsha Ajami and Kim Quesnel's research on lessons learned from the energy sector is highlighted in the discussion about California creating a charge on utility bills to create a safe water fund.

May 07, 2018  | The Mercury News

Buzz Thompson comments on big decisions faced by Santa Clara Valley Water District in its vote on controversial Delta tunnels Project.

April 24, 2018  | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Buzz Thompson comments on a case that could lead to blocking public access to California beaches and other coastal areas around the country.

April 02, 2018  | KPCC

Newsha Ajami discusses the role of media coverage in water conservation in California in the context of the state's drought rebound.

March 25, 2018  | NBC Los Angeles

Noah Diffenbaugh discusses precipitation patterns in California in an article on how Snow Valley Mountain Resort is handling the state's fluctuations between extreme flooding and extreme drought.

March 24, 2018  | NBC News

Noah Diffenbaugh discusses the mid-March storms in California and the status of the state's drought conditions.

March 21, 2018  | San Francisco Chronicle

Noah Diffenbaugh quoted on the climate trends in California and the "new normal".

March 06, 2018  | Independent Record

The Montana Water Summit is covered and Leon Szeptycki is quoted on climate change and water scarcity in the West.

March 05, 2018  | San Jose Inside

Newsha Ajami quoted on current snowpack levels, California's water conservation and ways for communities to become more resilient.

February 23, 2018  | Water Deeply

Newsha Ajami and Patricia Gonzales in a Q&A on their research for a cap-and-trade system for water conservation.