News & Insights: Watershed Health & Allocation

Get insights and analysis from Water in the West researchers as well as the latest news about new Stanford water research and events focusing on western water issues.

February 14, 2019  | Stanford News  | News

Michelle Horton

Landreth Visiting Fellow, Timothy Quinn and Leon Szeptycki explain the potential impacts on the future of water in California of the proposed plan to downsize the $17 billion Delta twin tunnels project.

December 19, 2018  | Water in the West  | News

Devon Ryan

A new report shows environmental water transactions are happening more and more in the U.S., particularly short-term deals that allow irrigators to conserve or forgo water use for short periods of time.

August 03, 2018  | Stanford News  | News

Josie Garthwaite

Stanford researchers map out groundwater at stake in the wake of a court decision that bolsters Native American rights to the precious resource across an increasingly arid West.

July 31, 2018  | Water in the West  | Insights

Our latest insight by postdoctoral scholar Zachary Sugg explores the complicated and multifaceted issues associated with opening water data and implementation of Assembly Bill 1755.

June 20, 2018  | Water in the West  | Insights

Letty Belin

How can the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) improve its reservoir management to adapt to climate change and meet more water needs while avoiding any increased flood risks?

May 22, 2018  | Woods Institute for the Environment  | Insights

Sarah Cafasso

Stanford scholars met in Sacramento to discuss the growing threat of wildfires in California and what it means for managing the state's forests and public health.

March 27, 2018  | Water in the West  | Insights

Karletta Chief, University of Arizona, took time to talk to us about her work with the Navajo Nation on the Gold King Mine spill response, water quality testing, and supporting local decision-making on key water resource issues.

February 01, 2018  | Water in the West  | Insights

Q&A with our Landreth Visiting Fellow Alletta (Letty) Belin, an attorney specializing in water law and management.

December 21, 2017  | Water in the West  | Insights

An overview of the Water in the West researchers, students, postdocs, and faculty who attended and presented at the American Geophysical Union 2017 Fall Meeting.

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