Media Coverage

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

June 08, 2021  | Inside Climate News

Xiaogang He comments on his study which estimated the potential for capturing runoff throughout the state from whatever nature may have in store to help farmers adapt to the new pumping restrictions and future droughts.

May 26, 2021  | Yes! Magazine

Newsha Ajami discusses how California needs to rethink water-utility business models to better reward conservation.

May 26, 2021  | The New Yorker

Newsha Ajami discusses the megadrought in the American West and its affects on water supply.

May 24, 2021  | SF Chronicle

Newsha Ajami advocates for connecting land-use planning and water-use planning, and said that cities should focus on building structures that are more efficient in the way that they use water.

May 23, 2021  | The Straits Times

Xiaogang He discusses how heavier torrents and earlier snowmelt due to rising temperatures will drive up flood volumes.

May 22, 2021  | KCBS Radio

Felicia Marcus comments on California's growing water crisis.

May 21, 2021  | California Globe

Felicia Marcus' role as former State Water Resources Control Board Chair and NRDC attorney is discussed.

May 20, 2021  | MIT Technology Review

Newsha Ajami comments on how regions must fundamentally rethink how they’re managing water.

May 19, 2021  | NBC Bay Area

Felicia Marcus offers insight into what Marin County’s drought declaration means.

May 18, 2021  | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sarah Fletcher's study suggests that CFCs, which were globally phased out in 2010, should be circulating at much lower concentrations than what has recently been measured.