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.

June 05, 2023  | Stanford News  | News

Scientists have long suspected that the weight of snow and ice in nearby mountains could throw off groundwater assessments tied to elevation changes in California’s Central Valley, but they lacked a way to quantify the effect. A new study demonstrates a solution.

June 01, 2023  | Water in the West  | Insights

Stanford’s Felicia Marcus discusses grand-scale climate adaptation projects with experts from three major urban areas: Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and New York City.

In the Media

November 15, 2023
The Sacramento Bee

Felicia Marcus raises questions about the infrastructure and its operations.

October 04, 2023
KNX News On Demand

Felicia Marcus discusses regulations that could require California to drastically restrict water usage by 2025, and CA's options for water use reduction.

September 26, 2023

Felicia Marcus discusses California’s ongoing groundwater situation

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.