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Untapped Potential: An Assessment of Urban Stormwater Runoff Potential in the United States

February 29, 2024 | publication


Urban communities across the United States face a range of water challenges. These include intensifying impacts of flooding and drought, water scarcity risks, constraints on traditional water supplies facing peak water limits, and water pollution. Novel approaches are needed to address these challenges and improve long-term water resilience.


New Pacific Institute Report Finds Substantial Opportunity for Urban Stormwater Capture to Enhance Water Resilience in Communities Across the United States

February 29, 2024 | announcement


The Pacific Institute, a US-based global water think tank, in partnership with 2NDNATURE today released a new national assessment finding substantial opportunities for expanded stormwater capture and use approaches to improve water resilience in urban areas across the United States.


The NBS Benefits Explorer Version 2

February 9, 2024 | tools


The NBS Benefits Explorer, part of the Water Action Hub (a suite of digital tools for corporate water stewardship), is designed to serve as a key starting point for organizations looking to invest in #NatureBasedSolutions (NBS).


Featured in Los Angeles Times

As Climate Hazards Converge, More Californians Are Living in Harm’s Way

February 3, 2024 | news



Launch of Nature-Based Solutions Benefits Explorer Version 2

February 1, 2024 | announcement


The NBS Benefits Explorer, part of the Water Action Hub (a suite of digital tools for corporate water stewardship), is designed to serve as a key starting point for organizations looking to invest in NBS. Newly launched, is the NBS Benefits Explorer Version 2.


Nature-Based Solutions Benefits Explorer Tool – Instructions

February 1, 2024 | video


The NBS Benefits Explorer, part of the Water Action Hub (a suite of digital tools for corporate water stewardship), is designed to serve as a key starting point for organizations looking to invest in NBS.


Nature Based Solutions (NBS) V2 Launch Webinar

February 1, 2024 | video


The NBS Benefits Explorer, part of the Water Action Hub (a suite of digital tools for corporate water stewardship), is designed to serve as a key starting point for organizations looking to invest in #NatureBasedSolutions (NBS).


New Report Highlights How Climate Change is Worsening Water and Sanitation Access for Frontline Communities in the United States

January 30, 2024 | announcement


In a newly released report, the Pacific Institute and DigDeep, in partnership with the Center for Water Security and Cooperation, paint a sobering picture of how climate change is straining access to water and sanitation in communities throughout the United States.



January 2024 Newsletter

January 26, 2024 | announcement


The monthly newsletter features the Pacific Institute’s research, publications, news about past and upcoming Institute staff outreach efforts, and media coverage of its work and analysis.




Featured on CNN

The Innovative Way This State Is Using Toilet Water

December 23, 2023 | news



December 2023 Newsletter

December 22, 2023 | announcement


The monthly newsletter features the Pacific Institute’s research, publications, news about past and upcoming Institute staff outreach efforts, and media coverage of its work and analysis.



Featured in Nature

Water and Warfare: The Battle to Control a Precious Resource

December 14, 2023 | news



Addressing Impediments and Incentives for Agricultural Reuse

December 13, 2023 | publication


Water systems across the United States are facing unprecedented levels of stress arising from challenges, such as a changing climate, aging infrastructure, and shifting patterns of water supply and demand. Agricultural water reuse has the potential to increase the resilience of water and agricultural systems through benefits. such as supply diversification, access to an additional water supply, nutrient management, and compliance with water quality permits. However, realization of these benefits and scaling reuse are hindered by broad ranging, but surmountable barriers and tradeoffs.





European Space Agency and CEO Water Mandate Use Space-Based Data to Monitor 100 of the World’s Most Water-Stressed Basins

December 4, 2023 | announcement


European Space Agency (ESA) and CEO Water Mandate announced today the selection of the first batch of pilot projects which aim to advance the digital monitoring of 100 of the world’s most water-stressed basins. The announcement demonstrates the progress made so far in this collaboration which is focused on addressing urgent water challenges.


November 2023 Newsletter

November 30, 2023 | announcement


The monthly newsletter features the Pacific Institute’s research, publications, news about past and upcoming Institute staff outreach efforts, and media coverage of its work and analysis.


Climate Change and Flooding in Central Appalachia 

November 30, 2023 | publication


Communities in rural Appalachia face multiple water challenges that climate change is already impacting. These include extreme flooding events, lack of household water access, poor water quality, and lack of wastewater services.



Featured in The Guardian

Russia and Israel Lead Global Surge in Attacks on Civilian Water Supplies

November 15, 2023 | news



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