Media Coverage

Read recent media coverage featuring Water in the West and comments from our researchers.

July 14, 2020  | Cheddar

Newsha Ajami discusses how current infrastructure is attributing to droughts in the western U.S.

July 09, 2020  | Climate Program Office, NOAA

Research from Xiaogang He and Justin Sheffield finding a pattern of dramatic transitions from dry to wet periods is featured.

June 24, 2020  | ABC 7 Eyewitness News

Dick Luthy and William Tarpeh are quoted on recent Stanford research on desalination technology and what it might mean for drought-prone states like California.

April 16, 2020  | Science

Rosemary Knight is quoted and her research using geophysical research methods to look into California's aquifers is highlighted.

April 16, 2020  | KCBS Radio

KCBS Radio's Dan Mitchinson spoke with Bruce Cain, Political Science Professor at Stanford University and Director of the school's Center for the American West about how as both state governments and the White House tackle the COVID-19 pandemic the relationship between Governor Gavin Newsom and President Donald Trump seems to have thawed.

March 25, 2020  | Capital Press

Buzz Thompson is quoted on the potential for a new open data platform for western water data known as OpenET.

March 17, 2020  | Geographical

Newsha Ajami is interviewed on the impacts of wildfires on water supplies.

March 16, 2020  | SiliconANGLE

Newsha Ajami is featured in an article about a building water resilient portfolio for the Bay Area.

February 12, 2020  | Living on Earth

Newsha Ajami discusses the many ways wildfire affect water quality and potential solutions.

February 07, 2020  | The New York Times

Bruce Cain is quoted on the possibility of a California state takeover of the utility company PG&E in light of recent wildfires and the response in the state.