Media Coverage

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

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”.

July 05, 2016  | The Desert Sun

Tara Moran talks more about California groundwater data and why we need more.

July 04, 2016  | Water Deeply

The state has an opportunity to be a real leader but would need devote more resources to funding innovation and research, and diversifying its portfolio with more water reuse, greywater, stormwater capture, efficiency and conservation.

June 30, 2016  | Water Deeply

Researchers from Stanford surveyed groundwater professionals to better understand the biggest data challenges to implementing California’s groundwater law. Water Deeply talks with the report’s lead author, Tara Moran, program lead for groundwater at Water in the West.

June 23, 2016  | Southern California Public Radio (SCPR)

Take Two chats with Newsha Ajami, director of Urban Water Policy with Stanford University's Water in the West, about how saving water should be a regular part of life in California whether there is or isn't a drought.

June 07, 2016  | NBC Bay Area

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit digs into the details of California’s Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion water bond to find out how many innovative and cutting edge projects meant to solve drought issues are actually contained in the bond. Read or listen to Newsha Ajami talk about California's water infrastructure and water innovation.

June 03, 2016  | Water Deeply

Stanford University recently hosted a diverse roundtable discussion to explore whether seawater desalination can resolve California's water problems. Leon Szeptycki helps us understand why the potential is limited.

March 31, 2016  | Water Deeply

Our traditional, centralized water systems aren’t going to go away any time soon, but as we modernize and upgrade our infrastructure we’ll need to also add smaller, distributed systems. Newsha Ajami, from Stanford’s Water in the West program, talks about how to drive and fund this innovation.