Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment


New Tool for Planning Groundwater Recharge »

August 4, 2017

Stanford environmental engineers have developed a planning tool called AquaCharge that helps urban water utilities develop efficient and cost-effective systems to replenish aquifers.

By Edmund Andrews, Stanford News Service


Revealing New Discoveries »

December 8, 2016

Stanford researchers will join colleagues from around the U.S. at the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world.

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Water tower in Flint, Michigan

Stanford Water Expert on Lessons of Flint, Michigan, Crisis »

March 11, 2016

The lead in Flint's water due to a failure of government responsibility and a lack of water systems knowledge, says Woods fellow, but the health crisis can provide strategies for improving aging water...

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Rendering of planned Rory M. Shaw Wetlands Park in Los Angeles, which will capture and treat up to 900 acre-ft per year of stormwater.

Urban Water: Stormwater as Drought Solution »

September 14, 2015

Stanford researchers are working with local and federal agencies to provide template for capture and reuse of stormwater in dry regions such as the American West 

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Clam researchers

Clams and Clean Water »

August 12, 2014

New Stanford research shows that bivalves can cleanse streams, rivers and lakes of potentially harmful chemicals that treatment plants can't fully remove.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford News Service

At Stanford, Wastewater Won’t Be Wasted »

March 24, 2014

New research facility will test processes for recovering clean water, energy and valuable materials

By Terry Nagel, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Hiding in Plain Sight: Factoring the Environment Into Human Health »

July 9, 2013

A special report in Stanford Medicine magazine looks at the connection between health and the environment through the work of Stanford Woods Institute senior fellows and others

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