Media Coverage

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

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.

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.