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Water Talk Podcast

An award-winning podcast by California scientists for the water curious! The goal of Water Talk is to bring communities across California together to talk about water issues, including climate change,equity, and access. Listen today wherever you get podcasts and at watertalkpodcast.com

UC ANR Water Webinars

Join us for the UC ANR Water Webinar series, organized by the Water Program Team led by Safeeq Khan, Ted Grantham, Ali Montazar, and Tobias Oker. This series provides a virtual platform to get to know water-interested colleagues inside and outside the university, share ideas, build networks, and learn about ongoing and upcoming issues and challenges in California water.

The Confluence Blog
  • Water-wise yard
    Patterns and drivers of water-wise landscaping for urban water conservation

    Front yard with water-wise landscaping. Photo Credit: Cadenasso Lab, UC Davis California's urban water agencies have long relied on conservation measures to promote reliability and manage costs. Since landscapes are a large portion of water demand in...

  • Dry Creek near Beale Falls, California
    Fifty Years of Water Research Projects in California

    For decades, California has supported research to improve water resources management. Within our archives at the California Institute for Water Resources (CIWR), we have records of nearly 250 funded research projects going back fifty years. This led us...

  • Groundwater use in rice fields in Yuba County, California. Dale Kolke / California Department of Water Resources
    Database of Demand Management Actions Under SGMA Goes Live

    Demand management – policies that alter the incentives of water users in ways that encourage conservation – will be necessary to achieve groundwater sustainability under California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).  A...


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