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 26, 2021  | Smart Water Magazine  | News

An op-ed in Smart Water Magazine from Newsha Ajami outlines three transformation ideas to consider as communities rebound from the pandemic, address recent infrastructure failures and plan for the future.

April 21, 2021  | Water in the West  | News

Using a new computer framework, scientists are able to project future floodwaters under a changing climate. The approach could help California water managers plan for and redirect floodwaters toward groundwater aquifers, alleviating both flood and drought risks.

In the Media

February 26, 2021
Bloomberg Green

Faculty Director Buzz Thompson comments on the vulnerabilities of drinking water under increasing climate pressure, as Texas experienced in the most recent storm.

February 03, 2021

Newsha Ajami comments on need to rethink focus and not just use conventional ways of managing resources and infrastructure when it comes to water supply and management.

January 26, 2021
Let's Talk About Water Podcast

Felicia Marcus is interviewed about cleaner and safer water in America.

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.