Tag Archives: Aysha Massell

A Look Back on Water in a Warming World

A resounding THANK YOU to everyone who joined us this fall for our Water in a Warming World event series! We’re so grateful to all of our amazing panelists, staff members, and guests who contributed to our rich dives into various aspects of California’s water system, climate readiness, and water quality. Many thanks also to…

Securing California’s Water Future: A Decade of Aquifer Recharge

In 2021, we’re celebrating 10 years of Sustainable Conservation guiding groundwater recharge in the field and at the state level. Groundwater is critical to the health of our communities, farms, and wildlife habitat. This subterranean resource also makes up a whopping 2/3 of our water supply in drought years. Capturing water when it is available…

Water in a Warming World: Protecting Drinking Water While Replenishing Aquifers

Missed the latest webinar in our Water in a Warming World series? We’ve got you covered with highlights and a full recording of the event. Sustainable Conservation’s Water Program Director Aysha Massell moderated a fantastic panel of experts who discussed how San Joaquin Valley communities are impacted by drinking water issues, the negative and positive potentials of groundwater…

Sustainable Conservation Releases Key Water Quality Guidance for On-Farm Recharge

Over 600,000 Californians rely on nitrate-contaminated public supply wells for their household water needs. Many others struggle with contaminated groundwater from private, domestic wells – so the numbers are even greater. Recharging groundwater with water quality as a top priority will help the San Joaquin Valley – our nation’s premier farming region – manage through…

Introducing Our New Program Director: Aysha Massell

Photo: Steve Payer/California Department of Water Resources. We’re excited to expand our Water for the Future team’s capacity and welcome a brand new team member to Sustainable Conservation in December: Aysha Massell! Aysha will work in tandem with Dr. Daniel Mounjoy, our Director of Resource Stewardship, and with our dedicated Water team to facilitate network…