NewsDeeply: Berkeley Experts to Watch
Water Deeply, a news source designed to help people understand the complex web of environmental, social and economic issues contributing to the drought crisis in California, has compiled a list of water experts to watch and Berkeley Water Center experts, affiliates and alumni are in demand.
Well in Control
Tens of millions of U.S. residents get their water from private wells that have no oversight at all, but a team of Berkeley scientists and entrepreneurs—led by John Pujol, civil and environmental engineer; and Susan Amrose, assistant project scientist and lecturer in Cal’s engineering department, and program director at Berkeley Lab’s Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies are on it.
New study looks to minimize risks of waterborne disease
A School of Public Health research team's been awarded a $2 million, 3-year grant by the NSF to develop new approaches for understanding, responding to changes in waterborne infectious disease risks that come with a changing and more variable climate.
Michael Manga
Study links Texas earthquakes to wastewater injection

A new study co-authored by UC Berkeley professor Michael Manga confirms that earthquakes in America’s oil country — including a 4.8 magnitude quake that rocked Texas in 2012 — are being triggered by significant injections of wastewater below the surface of the Earth.

Baoxia Mi
Baoxia Mi speaks at NAE symposium

Professor Baoxia Mi was one of the 17 invited speakers at the 2016 National Academy of Engineering US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, held on September 19-21 in Irvine, California.

Scott Miller
Lessons in Flow Cytometry

Using a simple inquiry as a teaching moment, Berkeley Water Center PhD student Scott Miller invited fellow students into the lab to learn about flow cytometry and its applications to measure water quality.