News & Insights: Sustainable Groundwater

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.

September 20, 2018  | Water in the West  | News

New report informs local agencies on how to avoid inadvertent threats to surface water as defined by new California groundwater law.

September 18, 2018  | Water in the West  | News

New website provides a one-stop shop for information on California’s landmark Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

April 19, 2018  | Water in the West  | News

Devon Ryan

Recent analysis of groundwater sustainability agencies shows need to include nongovernmental stakeholders in decision-making process.

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.

November 27, 2017  | Water in the West  | News

Sarah Derouin

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New research finds hydraulic fracturing wells and domestic wells are found closer together than expected.

November 13, 2017  | Union of Concerned Scientists  | News

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While hundreds of local agencies across California draft their plans to ensure the sustainability of groundwater basins, water experts say that these state-mandated plans need to incorporate climate change impacts to be sustainable.

September 28, 2017  | Stanford Water in the West  | News

Devon Ryan

A new study reveals homeowners were more at risk of losing water from dry wells in California’s Central Valley during the state’s record-breaking drought.

September 27, 2017  | Water in the West  | Insights

Professor Rosemary Knight was honored with the Outstanding Educator Award by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

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.

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