News & Insights

Get insights and analysis from Water in the West researchers as well as the latest news about new Stanford water research and events focusing on western water issues.

September 01, 2020  | Water Foundation  | News

The Water Foundation shares research briefs outlining the results of examining farmers’ perspectives on SGMA, water management practices and policy preferences.

August 31, 2020  | Water in the West  | News

Michelle Horton

As California works to sustainably manage groundwater resources, new research identifies how scientifically informed coordination between conservation and farming communities can benefit both.

August 19, 2020  | Bill Lane Center of the American West  | News

Taking down four dams in Oregon and California would be a coup for advocates of dam removal. It could also mark the moment when their movement rediscovers a more realistic goal: bringing restoration into balance with human needs.

August 03, 2020  | Water in the West  | News

Michelle Horton

Marcus joins Stanford’s Water in the West Program as the William C. Landreth Visiting Fellow.

June 11, 2020  | Water in the West  | News

Michelle Horton

New research examines the evolution of groundwater governance in the state and finds additional interventions may lie ahead if basin management plans cannot meet sustainability goals.

June 08, 2020  | Water in the West  | News

Megan Glatzel

New report recommends key findings for successful development and implementation of data platforms supporting water management decisions.

May 13, 2020  | Water in the West  | News

Michelle Horton

A new study identifies a connected pattern of drought followed by heavy rain in regional hotspots across the globe.

April 28, 2020  | Water in the West  | News

Michelle Horton

A new study examines California farmers’ perceptions of fair groundwater allocation and dispute resolution with the goal of achieving groundwater sustainability by 2040.  

April 22, 2020  | Stanford News Service  | News

Rob Jordan

Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy, discusses the profound impact of the Clean Water Act.

March 22, 2020  | Water, Health & Development  | News

Michelle Horton

Stanford researchers are working to meet global water needs.