Jay Famiglietti

4 Things You Need To Know About the California Drought

Oscar Winner Jessica Yu updates her 2012 water documentary Last Call at the Oasis and shares 4 outtakes on the California drought, groundwater depletion and novel ideas on saving water. As you have read here in Water Currents and all over the ...

How the West was Lost

Just as the settling and development of the arid American West was fueled by harnessing its available fresh water, the growing lack of water availability may well be its undoing. California’s epic drought is just the latest example of ...

Epic California Drought and Groundwater: Where Do We Go From Here?

Yesterday our team at the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling released a report on the California drought.  The report describes the birds-eye view of statewide water resources that we see from the NASA GRACE satellite mission. We’ve been working ...

Epic California Drought and Groundwater: Where Do We Go From Here?

Yesterday our team at the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling released a report on the California drought.  The report describes the birds-eye view of statewide water resources that we see from the NASA GRACE satellite mission. We’ve been working ...

Chill Out on Ice Cubes to Save Water

Saving water is cool. No ice necessary.                   California 2013-2014 drought. It’s epic. The worst in the state’s recorded history. Everything you can think of is at a record low ...

Chill Out on Ice Cubes to Save Water

Saving water is cool. No ice necessary.                   California 2013-2014 drought. It’s epic. The worst in the state’s recorded history. Everything you can think of is at a record low ...

Dudes…Beard Up!

Guy’s, it’s that time of the year again. That’s right, it’s Oktobeardfest 2013! All during the month of October, the guys at our center, the UCCHM, are growing their beards to raise awareness of water issues, and ...

Dudes…Beard Up!

Guy’s, it’s that time of the year again. That’s right, it’s Oktobeardfest 2013! All during the month of October, the guys at our center, the UCCHM, are growing their beards to raise awareness of water issues, and ...

Dudes…Beard Up!

Guy’s, it’s that time of the year again. That’s right, it’s Oktobeardfest 2013! All during the month of October, the guys at our center, the UCCHM, are growing their beards to raise awareness of water issues, and ...

Reflections on World Water Week 2013

Posted by Stephanie Castle  following World Water Week 2013.  This is the third in a series of three posts. The first, called Moving Towards True Collaboration, was posted by Kate Voss in Stockholm. The second, called Groundwater: The Elephant Underfoot, was ...

Groundwater: The Elephant Underfoot

Posted by Sasha Richey following World Water Week 2013. This is the second in a series of three posts. The first, called Moving Towards True Collaboration, was posted by Kate Voss in Stockholm. The Hidden Resource Groundwater is often called the “...

Moving Towards True Collaboration: Synergizing Our Strengths

Posted from World Water Week in Stockholm by Kate Voss, September 5, 2013. This is the first in a series of three posts from World Water Week 2013. The second is called Groundwater: The Elephant Underfoot, by Sasha Richey. This year, the guiding ...

Moving Towards True Collaboration: Synergizing Our Strengths

Posted from World Water Week in Stockholm by Kate Voss, September 5, 2013. This is the first in a series of three posts from World Water Week 2013. The second is called Groundwater: The Elephant Underfoot, by Sasha Richey. This year, the guiding ...

Moving Towards True Collaboration: Synergizing Our Strengths

Posted from World Water Week in Stockholm by Kate Voss, September 5, 2013. This is the first in a series of three posts from World Water Week 2013. The second is called Groundwater: The Elephant Underfoot, by Sasha Richey. This year, the guiding ...