Bill Maher and Jay Famiglietti on Real Time with Bill Maher, Episode 348, March 27, 2015. Photo by HBO/Janet Van Ham

Real Time with Bill Maher: When in Drought

Bill speaks with UC Irvine professor and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Senior Water Scientist Jay Famiglietti about the severe drought affecting the state of California. March 27, 2015 On Overtime ...


Last Call at the Oasis

NY Times Review: When There Really Is Not a Drop to Drink. ‘Last Call at the Oasis,’ A Documentary About Water Supplies. By A. O. Scott. Jay Famiglietti, one of ...

Lesley Stahl visits NASA JPL to talk about the GRACE mission and our research on groundwater depletion

60 Minutes: Water

Lesley Stahl reports on the depletion of crucial groundwater across the globe — with a focus on California — and our work with NASA GRACE mission that is revealing just ...


Accumulated change in water storage from the NASA GRACE mission, 2002-2015. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Calfiornia Institute of Technology

LA Times Op-Ed: Is the California Drought America’s Water Wake-Up Call?

Even when the epic drought ends, when all of the state’s surface ...
Jay Famiglietti in the Arroyo Seco in Pasadena, CA. February, 2016. Photo by Steve Anderson for the Princeton Alumni Weekly.

Princeton Alumni Weekly: In a Dry Country

Like thousands of real-life Oklahomans during the Great Depression, the Joad family ...
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VICE on HBO: End of Water

Vikram Ganhdi and the VICE team tackle the global water crisis in ...
Gine Celli climbing out of an irrigation canal that is covered in dried salt on a farm near Stockton, Calif. New studies warn about the depletion rates of aquifers in food-producing regions that support up to two billion people.Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press

The New York Times: World’s Aquifers Losing Replenishment Race

From the Arabian Peninsula to northern India to California’s Central Valley, nearly ...
Jay Famiglietti discusses global groundwater depletion on The Rachel Maddow Show, June 17, 2015.

The Rachel Maddow Show: New Research Sounds Alarm on Global Water Supply

Jay Famiglietti, senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, talks ...

Washington Post: New NASA Data Show How the World is Running Out of Water

More than half of Earth’s 37 largest aquifers are being depleted, according ...

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