Watershed Health & Allocation

Stanford researchers collaborate through Water in the West to find a balance between the water needs of cities and agricultural interests and those of wildlife and the outdoor recreation sector.

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What's New

March 27, 2018

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...

February 01, 2018

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

In Focus

Environmental Water Rights Transfers: A Review of State Laws

A new report from Water in the West explores how Western states can increase water rights transfers to maintain healthy flows for ecosystems while benefiting water rights holders.

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In the Media

March 25, 2018
NBC Los Angeles

Noah Diffenbaugh discusses precipitation patterns in California in an article on how Snow Valley Mountain Resort is handling the state's fluctuations between extreme flooding and extreme drought.

March 24, 2018
NBC News

Noah Diffenbaugh discusses the mid-March storms in California and the status of the state's drought conditions.

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