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.

February 14, 2022  | governing.com  | Insights

There are successful models for leveraging natural systems to improve water quality and supplies, enhance biodiversity and blunt the ravages of wildfires. There’s even something we can learn from beavers.

December 15, 2021  | Stanford Law School  | News

Stanford research looks at drought, wildfires and smoke and the growing risks of climate change in the Golden State.

In the Media

May 03, 2022
Politico.com

Felicia Marcus comments on the questionable premise of depending on Colorado River water amidst a 20-year drought.

May 02, 2022
Fast Company

Felicia Marcus discusses how water restrictions imposed on Southern California residents are likely just the first of many measures cities will need to take in order to adapt to shrinking water supplies.

April 29, 2022
Los Angeles Times

Felicia Marcus questions the policy of applying water restrictions to individual areas within Southern California's Metropolitan Water District and suggests it may be better to restrict usage in the entire service area.

Featured Workshops & Dialogues

Featured Video

Integrating Climate Change into Groundwater Sustainability Planning

March 27, 2020

Postdoc Courtney Hammond Wagner discusses her research on incorporating the impacts of climate change into groundwater sustainability planning.

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