Urban Water

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What's New

March 22, 2020

Stanford researchers are working to meet global water needs.

March 11, 2020

New Stanford research employs a machine learning model to help water utilities identify consumption patterns and inform conservation actions. 

In Focus
September 8, 2017


A new web portal puts four years of California drought data into an interactive format, showing where regions met or missed water conservation goals.


In the Media

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.

March 17, 2020

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