Improving Sub-Seasonal to Seasonal Precipitation Forecasting for Water Management – 2020.”  March 2020.


Western State Water Resource Agency Use of Cloud Computing Technology & Platforms.” October 2018. (Executive Summary and Cloud Survey Results Webpage)


Irrigation Management Information Systems in the West: Capabilities and Challenges.October 2016. (Executive Summary)

WSWC, CDWR, and NOAA Subseasonal to Seasonal Forecasting Workshop Series.June 2016. (Executive Summary)

Improving Sub-Seasonal to Seasonal Precipitation Forecasting for Water Management.”  April 2016.

Supporting Diverse Data Providers in the Open Water Data Initiative: Communicating Water Data Quality and Fitness for Use.” Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA), March 2016.


Integrated Energy-Water Planning in the Western and Texas Interconnections.” September 2015. Published by Sandia National Laboratory, with WSWC as co-authors.

Workshop on Improving Sub-Seasonal and Seasonal Precipitation Forecasting for Drought Preparedness.” May 2015.

Regional Transmission Expansion Planning: Integrating Energy and Water Resources Management in the Western States.” April 2015. (Executive Summary)

Water and Energy in the West: The Legal and Institutional Issues that Affect Water Availability for Energy-Related Activities.” April 2015.

Concentrating Solar Power and Water Issues in the U.S. Southwest.” – March 2015.


Western State Water Program Capabilities Assessment Survey & Report.” June 2014. (Related Webpage)

Landsat Thermal Infrared Imagery and Western Water Management.” Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education (UCOWR), April 2014.


Materials prepared in cooperation with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA):

Data and Monitoring Needs for Western Water Management

NOAA and the National Integrate Drought Information System (NIDIS)

NOAA and The Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board

Western Water Data Needs and NOAA


Water Transfers in the West: Projects, Trends and Leading Practices in Voluntary Water Trading.” December 2012.

Water Reuse in the West: State Programs and Institutional Issues.” July 2012.  The University of California, Hastings College of the Law published this report in its Spring 2012 edition of West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy. The related appendices of the report are also available.


Indian Water Rights Settlements approved by Congress.” Updated August 2011.

Water Reuse in the West: State Programs and Institutional Issues”  July 2011