News & Events

Catch up on recent Water in the West news, analysis, media coverage, and event announcements as well as reports and other outputs from recent workshops and dialogues.

April 10, 2024  | Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research  | Insights

Stanford economist Paul Milgrom won a Nobel Prize in part for his role in enabling today’s mobile world. Now he’s tackling a different 21st century challenge: water scarcity.

March 18, 2024  | The Sacramento Bee  | News

Felicia Marcus applauds digitizing water rights as the system as it would help "implement the system and institute fairness."

In the Media

April 03, 2024

Felicia Marcus appears on this podcast episode to discuss California’s new water plan.

April 01, 2024
Los Angeles Times

As climate change exacerbates drought conditions, Felicia Marcus states the urgency to save water during all years, wet and dry.

April 01, 2024
Nation of Change

Felicia Marcus comments on the broader implications of a recently published study showing that the Colorado River is rapidly depleting.

Featured Workshops & Dialogues

Featured Video

Whiplash Weather: Lessons from California’s Deadly 2023 Storms

January 26, 2023

A panel of Stanford scientists joined by Sacramento County's spokesperson on water resources, drinking water, and flooding emergencies discussed the science behind recent climate-fueled weather extremes, implications for the state’s drought recovery, and lessons for community preparedness.