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

May 07, 2018
The Mercury News

Buzz Thompson comments on big decisions faced by Santa Clara Valley Water District in its vote on controversial Delta tunnels Project.

April 24, 2018
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Buzz Thompson comments on a case that could lead to blocking public access to California beaches and other coastal areas around the country.

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