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.

June 20, 2018  | Water in the West  | Insights

Letty Belin

How can the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) improve its reservoir management to adapt to climate change and meet more water needs while avoiding any increased flood risks?

June 07, 2018  | Water in the West  | Insights

Megan Glatzel, Bea Gordon

May 22, 2018  | Woods Institute for the Environment  | Insights

Sarah Cafasso

Stanford scholars met in Sacramento to discuss the growing threat of wildfires in California and what it means for managing the state's forests and public health.

May 10, 2018  | Stanford News  | News

Tom Abate, Andy Myers


A new wastewater treatment plant under construction in Redwood Shores will be the largest to test Stanford-developed technology that significantly reduces the cost of cleaning water. The key: bacteria that eschew oxygen while producing burnable methane.

April 19, 2018  | Water in the West  | News

Devon Ryan

Recent analysis of groundwater sustainability agencies shows need to include nongovernmental stakeholders in decision-making process.

March 27, 2018  | Water in the West  | Insights

Karletta Chief, University of Arizona, took time to talk to us about her work with the Navajo Nation on the Gold King Mine spill response, water quality testing, and supporting local decision-making on key water resource issues.

February 01, 2018  | Water in the West  | Insights

Bea Gordon

Q&A with our Landreth Visiting Fellow Alletta (Letty) Belin, an attorney specializing in water law and management.

January 24, 2018  | Water in the West  | News

Sarah Derouin

New research proposes a regional and collective management approach to water resources based on realities of supply and demand.

December 21, 2017  | Water in the West  | Insights

Bea Gordon

An overview of the Water in the West researchers, students, postdocs, and faculty who attended and presented at the American Geophysical Union 2017 Fall Meeting.

December 05, 2017  | Water in the West  | News


This year the American Geophysical Union will be holding its 2017 Fall Meeting in New Orleans.  We are thrilled to have students, faculty, researchers and postdocs presenting this year.