Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

MEDIA COVERAGE FACULTY: Newsha Ajami

Hearing Explores Funding for Calif. Water Needs »

March 8, 2016

Quotes Newsha Ajami, Woods senior research associate and director of urban water policy for Water in the West, on need for sustainable water system funding.

WaterWorld

Less Water Might Be Plenty for California, Experts Say, and Conservation is Only the Start »

September 6, 2015

Quotes Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at Water in the West, on the substantial "soft paths"  California can take to save water while reducing environmental impacts and saving money.

By Peter H. King, Los Angeles Times

Water Management’s High-Tech Future »

September 3, 2015

Interview with Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at Water in the West, about some of the advances she’s seeing around the state, and what a "next-gen water system” might look like.

By Lori Pottinger, Public Policy Institute of California Blog

Drought Drives Greater Household Use of Gray Water »

July 4, 2015

Senior Woods Fellow Richard Luthy (Engineering), and Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at W

By Matt Stevens, LA Times

What’s Blamed for California’s Drought? Basically Everything »

June 18, 2015

Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at Water in the West, states that in reality, we need to be smarter in the way we use water, as opposed to telling peo

By Fenit Nirappil, Associated Press

Is Making the Pacific Ocean Drinkable the Best Answer to California's Drought? »

June 5, 2015

Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at Water in the West, states that desalination should only be co

By Tim Walker, The Independent

At SLO Chamber's State of State Event, Drought is Key Focus »

May 1, 2015

Features comments by Senior Research Scientist Newsha Ajami (Water in the West), about drought and groundwater management 

By Cynthia Lambert, San Luis Obispo Tribune

Drying Up: The Race to Save California From Drought »

April 23, 2015

Quotes Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at Water in the West, on the cost of desalination and cit

By Elijah Wolfson, Newsweek

Water Officials Uncertain About Just How Tough to Get With Users »

April 10, 2015

Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at Water in the West, states

By Matt Stevens, Taylor Goldstein, and Bettina Boxall, LA Times

To Fix Water Crisis, Brazil Turns to Big Projects »

April 6, 2015

Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at Water in the West, states that massive infrastructure solutio

By Reed Johnson and Rogerio Jelmayer, The Wall Street Journal

Population Growth Could Stymie California Water Conservation Efforts »

February 18, 2015

Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy at Water in the West, discusses California water use projections

KPCC

Taps Start to Run Dry in Brazil’s Largest City »

February 17, 2015

Senior Research Scientist Newsha Ajami (Water in the West) / Director of Urban Water Policy in the Water in t

By Simon Romero, New York Times

State’s population growth expected to outstrip water conservation in coming years »

February 17, 2015

Senior Research Scientist Newsha Ajami (Water in the West) / Director of Urban Water Policy in the Water in the West program notes that we already struggle to manage the scarce water that we have now,

By Matt Weiser and Phillip Reese, Sacramento Bee

Counting gallons: How much water do you use? »

February 5, 2015

Senior Research Scientist Newsha Ajami (Water in the West) / Director of Urban Water Policy in the Water in the West program

By Scott Tong, Marketplace

The Water Crisis in the West »

June 30, 2014

Features Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy for Water in the West at Stanford, who focuses on the water-energy connection as part of a "Room for Debate" discussion in the Opinion section

The New York Times

Viewpoints: How Should California Pay For Its Water System »

December 21, 2013

Op-ed by Newsha Ajami, director of urban water policy for Water in the West and ReNUWIt

By Newsha Ajami, Sacramento Bee