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.

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.

November 30, 2017  | Water in the West  | Insights

We talked to post-doctoral scholar Julio E. Herrera Estrada from Stanford's Department of Earth System Science to discuss climate models and how they can be used to inform future decisions about water in California.

August 31, 2017  | Water in the West  | Insights

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We had the chance to visit with two farmers, Cannon Michael of Bowles Farming Company and Brandon Morris of B&D Morris Farms, about what it is like as farmers in California and what they wish the rest of us knew about water, food, and agriculture.

August 07, 2017  | Stanford News Service  | News

Devon Ryan

Leon Szeptycki, executive director of Stanford’s Water in the West program, discusses the challenges and responses to managing water in a changing climate.

July 27, 2017  | Water in the West  | Insights

Benjamin Bryant with contributions from Phil Saksa

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Researchers are exploring how decisions aimed at managing fire in forest landscapes affect water flows for people and nature.

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