Term Projects

Award-winning Projects

Andrew Tom, Jason Leung, Judy Chen & Bobby Miyashiro (2016). Providing Context to a Proposed Shasta Dam Expansion. California Water Data Challenge. The State of California and the White House CEQ.

Term Projects 2021

Student's Name Project Title
Wu, Pei Yu, Penaloza Ambriz, Luis Gajewski, Christopher Gagne, Joseph

Climate Change and its Effect on Water Consumption and Policies in San Francisco, California

Ritzman, Kallan Cuyler, Lily
Sowerwine, Owen
Liu, Samantha
Nitrate Pollution's Effects on Water Quality in the Sacramento River
Rowley, Kayden
Moy, Jonathan Carranza, Cassidy
Wood, Kyle
Groundwater Remediation Treatments: The San Joaquin Valley
Ryan Tarnasky Wynn, Eva
Tim Oberkirch
The Potential of Floating Photovoltaic Systems on California Reservoirs
Timothy Chen, Daniel Hulme, Tyler Olson, Maya Yoshikawa Is Covid' 19 Quarantine Affecting Water Use in Yolo County?
Lopez, Sarah Boparai, Jusneet
Hyslop, Jack
Cost Benefit Analysis: Three Methods for Preventing Agricultural Phosphorus Runoff
in the Upper Yahara Watershed Region of Wisconsin
Brunelle, Owen Rice, Ariana
Chuang, Kyle
Comparing Water Usage Among California Crops
Tang, Yui Hang Chandrasekaran, Ramya
Wong, Arthur Qureshi, Zahra
The future of sustainable and equitable use of groundwater in San Joaquin County
Almendarez, Natalia
Bonilla Portillo, Saul Suo, Renee Reis, Raymond
Anthropogenic Flow Alteration of the Trinity River and Effects on Salmonid Populations
Cohen, Ariel Groehnert, Anna Addressing the Groundwater Deficit
in California's San Joaquin Valley
Katzman, Zoe Bond, Henry Lum, Kiona Comparing Crop Water Usage For Napa and Salinas Valley, CA
Zhu, Yuwei Wang, Hanna Chuc, Kimberly Verhey, Amida Shasta Dam Flow Dynamics and Temperature on Winter-Run Chinook Salmon Populations
Cui, Qixue Eisner, Eric Tassiello, Madelyn Moisan, Clare Agriculture in California: How Much Will Climate Change Impact Water Use?



Term Projects 2020

Student's Name Project Title
Elizabeth Banez, Cooper Bentley, Jacques Martin, Francesca Shackleford  Groundwater Overdraft and Seawater Intrusion in Monterey County
Ricardo Black, Erin Klausen Analysis of Agricultural Cities and Their Water’s Nitrate Concentration
Victoria Woolfolk, Chris Braica, Ernest Echeveste, Shiqi Hu Benefit and economic cost analysis of typical categories of water projects in California: groundwater recharge via stormwater capture, reservoir expansion, and desalination.
Monica Burnett, Pilar Ceniceroz, Taylor Gay Risk Analysis and Post-Wildfire Water Quality in California
Timothy Chen, Daniel Hulme, Tyler Olson, Maya Yoshikawa Is Covid' 19 Quarantine Affecting Water Use in Yolo County?
Kit Nga Chou, Mateo Juarez, Jiayi Li, Alyson Mello Water Conservation of Daily Diets
Biyu Yang, Briana Davis, Karla Tapia, and Soichiro Kuroshima Flood Mitigation in the Sacramento Valley
Isabell D’Este, Madeline Hughes, Liliana Jeske  Almond vs. Soy Water Consumption in the Agriculture Industry: A Water Footprint Analysis 
Alexis Grana, Hannah Lehman, Dana Lawrence, Matthew Thao Is Desalination Viable?
Joyce Tang, Luisa Robles, Caroline Hanna, Clare Jiang Effects of Drought on Water Storage and Crop Production in the Central Valley
Paulina Hernandez, Qirui Long, Charles Polc,Connie Van Water Quality Impact Analysis of The Woodland-Davis Water Supply Project on Davis Tap Water
Huang Crystal,  Stobbart Sage, Vargas Sarahi, Zhou Yuejun Benefits and Costs of Rainwater Harvesting in Pasadena, CA Households
Kennard, Phelps, Rhodes, Way Water Rate Analysis - Lake County, CA
Benjamin Mendiola, Jessica Montross, Marissa Montano Single Family Households Implementing Greywater Systems in Davis, CA

Term Projects 2015

Student's Name Project title
Kory Burt, Erin Good, Micah Shachar, Justin Pascual Evaporation: an analysis of the California State Water Project’s efficiency
Gabriella Cerezo, Caleb Wang, Ming Yin, Qiao Kelly Yu Comparing Indoor Water Saving Methods and Implications
Ryan Hatano and Ronald Liu

Analysis of greywater use for toilet flushing in San Francisco

Forrest Hierholzer, Kevin Horng, Dustan Li, Sadie Olson Installing Water‐Conserving Technologies to Reduce Water Usage in San Francisco
Katelyn Johnson, Kitri Hobson, Jenna Yonenaga, Ale Hoyos Almond Fields Forever: Efficient Agricultural Water Use in California
Stephanie Lee, Austin Lemire-Baeten, Kai Neuhold-Huber, Linnea Whitney Contrasting Furrow and Subsurface Drip Irrigation Effects on Groundwater Recharge

Brian Arena, Jake  Becker, Brian Karabinos, Kyle 

Individual Water Reduction in Accordance with California State Water Mandate
Anna Bellini, Kaili Brande, Shannel Sosa, Zack Ziade Managing Salinity Levels in the Salton Sea

Charmaine Bonifacio, Skylar Hall, Jessica Ho, Benjamin Lam

Lawn Replacement in Southern California
Lisa DiNicolantonio, Emma Hansen-Smith, Sloane Rice Analysis of Water Use for Water Bottle Production
Nicole Dunkley, Sam Moffitt, Joanna Ortiz, and William Wang Apartment Complexes and Water Conservation in the City of Davis

Joseph Glossop, Daniel Jara, Courtney Kohler

The Implementation of Project: Drop a Brick in Davis, CA
Jia Ma, Stephanie Wen, Taran Sahota Analysis of Permeable Surfaces on the Campus of UC Davis

Andrew Musca, Joshua Paz, Devin Ciriaco, Calvin Shrader

Grass Lawn Replacement Rebate Program in Los Angeles

J.P. Ortiz-Partida, P.T. Silva-Jordán, S. Yi, S. Sandoval-Solis

Quantifying Benefits of Adaptation Policies: Merging Water Management Performance with Cost-Benefit Analysis

Sherman Peng, Alicia Rodriquez, Chie Shan Chan Drought Policy and Water Management: Comparative Analysis of Davis and Redding
Dennise Alatorre, Anne Howley, Alexandra Marguilies, Jason Whitney The Cannery Greywater Reuse Analysis
Mia Bianchi, Grace Chan, Jennie Hoang, Larissa Sanderfer

The Comparison of Drip vs. Furrow Irrigation Systems and its effects on California Agriculture

Leslie Canones, Chryslea Cosme, Nicole Villeneuve San Diego Water Consumption with Carlsbad Desalination Plant
 Tsukiko Jerger, Nicole Puma, Andrew Tom, Nargis Walai Potential Outdoor Water Savings of Los Angeles
Nicholas Piucci, Asher Gotzmer, Sylvie Josel, Spenser LaBay Crop Substitution for Improved Water Efficiency
Su-Lin Terhell, Kevin Cai, Dylan Chiu, Johnathon Murphy

Cost and Benefit Analysis of Permeable Pavements in Water

Term Projects 2013

Student's Name Project title
Tecali Aguilar, Edward Chan,  Leigh Hiura, and Christine Mateo Taking Down Hetch Hetchy
Jane Kim, Chloe Bombardieri and Erin Fieberling Potential Desalination Plant in Santa Cruz California
Brian Chan, Chris Reynolds Jasper, Haley Kathryn Stott Enhancing environmental flows of Putah Creek for
Chinook salmon reproductive requirements
Geoff Dodson, Thomas Jensen, Alycia Cridebring, Michael Lungole

Analysis of Student Water Use in the City of Davis

Sabrine Eshaghi, Philip Lenz, Timothy Lewis, Angela Nguyen Analysis of Water Usage and Economic Output in California

Pilar Plummer, Hailey Pexton, Winne Loo, Annie Huang

Improving the Arboretum Water Quality

Olivia Lim, Dan Colvin, Zach Bess, Atley Keller

Flow and Water Quality in UC Davis Arboretum and Putah Creek
Joshua Rivera, Joanne Kim, Shannon Fu, Tiffany Hsieh Water Usage of Businesses in Davis
Tim Akana, Amy Dirksen, Kathrina Gregana, Krinjal Mathur Analysis of UC Davis Cuarto Dorm’s Water Usage and Water Reduction Methods
Gomes Abreanna, Maturi Abhiram, Peters Jerome, Ki Arnold An Evaluation of "Measure I" on Davis
Spring Riddle, Paul Martinez, Victor Gutierrez Fertilizer Use, Crop Yield, and Expected Production
Zineb Babi, Jose Luis Rodriguez, April Jean Tafoya Scenario modeling in the Pajaro Valley Aquifer utilizing WEAP
Stefan Dimov Grozev, Omar Tinoco, Dulcinea Alcira De Leon Analysis of Shower Water Use by UC Davis Students

Term Projects 2012

Student's Name Project title
Maisie Borg, Orion Edwards & Sarah Kimpel A Study of Individual Household Water Consumption
Kristen Shapiro, Andrew Chan, Elliot Carson, Romina Tayag Outdoor Water Use Conservation through Native Plants
Robert Miyashiro, Brian Rico, Jamie Yates Water Source Distance and Its Effects on Population and Water Rate
Jessica Collado, Junyan Li, Vicki Lin

Analysis of City of Davis 2010 Urban Water Management Plan

Andrew Scott, Zarreen Ali and Sunny Bhardwaj An Uncertain Future. The Unstable Supply of Urban and Rural Water for Mumbai, India

Joe Bendorf, Josh Heasell, Jeffrey Hwa, Andrea Monteiro

UC Davis Urinal Replacement Project
Kathryn Cartaino, Christina Ives, Chelsea Ohanesian, Mila Spitsyn Australia vs. CA Water Management Policy
Tal Link, Kevin Phung, Mundeep Purewal, Thaleena Purewal, Kiernan Salmon Water Consumption Efficiency of Toilets & Shower Heads in Davis:  Old Davis (Cambridge House) vs. New Davis (Sycamore Lane Apartments)
Meghan Call, Kevin Siew, Gregory Wada, China Ware Buffalo Grass as a Means of Water Use Reduction on the UC Davis Campus
Thomas Moore, Raya Nedelcheva, Joseph Vu, Tony Mai Water Reduction Methods for Strawberry Irrigation
Pat Meddaugh, Mollie Ogaz, Sam Schoevaars, Kelley Shaw Case Study: UCD Laundering Methods
Maryse Balmain, Chase Bulkin, Belize Lane, Adrianna Maberry Water Resources Economics in the Big Bend reach of the Rio Grande Basin