Water in the West bridges the gap between research and practice to create and promote effective solutions for more sustainable water management in the American West.

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Stanford researchers are working to meet global water needs.

New Stanford research employs a machine learning model to help water utilities identify consumption patterns and inform conservation actions. 

By analyzing more than two decades of data in the western U.S., scientists have shown that flood sizes increase exponentially as a higher fraction of precipitation falls as rain, offering insight into how flood risks may change in a warming world with less snow.

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February 11, 2020

Water in the West bridges the gap between research and practice to create and promote effective solutions for more sustainable water management in the American West.

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Understanding Groundwater

Our series explores groundwater management in California through new research into key groundwater issues, interactive graphics and a synthesis of existing knowledge on groundwater in California, all designed to advance public understanding of this critical issue.

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