Media Coverage

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

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.

November 27, 2017  | The Desert Sun

Leon Szeptycki quoted on the Supreme Court's decision to not hear the California water agencies appeal in the case with the Auga Caliente tribe and their rights to groundwater.

November 23, 2017  | San Francisco Chronicle

Richard Luthy is quoted on the importance of updating and increasing the capacity of the Calaveras Dam as California prepares for the changing climate.

November 17, 2017  | The Sacramento Bee

Op-ed by Brian Gray, Leon Szeptycki, and Barton "Buzz" Thompson on a new approach to environmental stewardship in terms of water rights.