News & Events

Catch up on recent Water in the West news, analysis, media coverage, and event announcements as well as reports and other outputs from recent workshops and dialogues.

July 21, 2016  | Water in the West  | News

California needs to better prepare for droughts. A new study highlights the costs, benefits and obstacles of a possible solution – managed aquifer recharge.

July 07, 2016  | Water in the West  | News

Catch up on our recent reports, publications, news and recommendations for summer reading in our Spring/Summer 2016 newsletter.

In the Media

July 23, 2016
Desert Sun

In California, especially as the current punishing drought continues for a fifth year, more definitely would be better in just about every regard when it comes to water - especially data.

July 21, 2016
Water Deeply

Preserving California’s groundwater supply is crucial to the state’s future. In the second installment of Water Deeply's “Experts to Watch” series, Tara Moran and Esther Conrad are identified as experts.

July 06, 2016
IPE News Analysis

Newsha Ajami, the director of urban water policy at Stanford’s Water in the West programme and co-author of the team’s report, says the risk facing US water systems “calls for new thinking and innovative, multipurpose infrastructure solutions”.

Featured Workshops & Dialogues

Featured Video

About Water in the West

July 11, 2016

A joint program of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Bill Lane Center for the American West, Water in the West marshals the resources of one of the world’s preeminent research institutions to address one of the most urgent questions about the West’s future—how can the region continue to thrive despite growing water scarcity? Learn more about our approach in this short video.