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  • 2017 Salinas Valley Groundwater Level Contours & Seawater Intrusion Maps

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    2017 Salinas Valley Groundwater Level Contours & Seawater Intrusion Maps

    Monterey County Water Resources Agency (MCWRA) | April 24, 2018...
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  • A New Technique for Modeling Land Subsidence Facilitates Better Groundwater Management

    A New Technique for Modeling Land Subsidence Facilitates Better Groundwater Management

    Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Bill Lane Center for the American West | December 1, 2019...
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    Land subsidence – the sudden sinking or gradual settling of Earth’s surface – can occur naturally or be triggered by human activity. One of...

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  • Background and Recent History of Water Transfers in California

    Background and Recent History of Water Transfers in California

    California Department of Water Resources (DWR), State Water Resources Control Board | July 1, 2015...
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    The purpose of this paper is to provide a basic understanding of water transfers in California with an emphasis on transfers that move...

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  • California’s Future: Water

    California’s Future: Water

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | January 31, 2020...
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    Water management in California has always been challenging. The state’s variable climate is marked by long droughts and severe floods, with stark regional...

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  • California’s Severe Drought Has Only Marginal Impacts on Food Prices

    California’s Severe Drought Has Only Marginal Impacts on Food Prices

    University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics | May 14, 2015...
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    The extreme drought that has gripped California over the past several years is causing onerous adjustments in the natural and human environments. Agriculture,...

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  • California’s Water: Managing Droughts

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    California’s Water: Managing Droughts

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | October 1, 2016...
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    California is prone to multi-year droughts. Diverse, coordinated approaches are needed to stretch our water supply, ensure safe drinking water for at-risk communities,...

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  • Central Valley Project: Issues and Legislation

    Central Valley Project: Issues and Legislation

    Congressional Research Service (CRS) | November 25, 2019...
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  • Clean Water, Clean Beaches Water Quality Funding Measure*

    Clean Water, Clean Beaches Water Quality Funding Measure*

    Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Los Angeles County Flood Control District | September 21, 2012...
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    The Problem: Stormwater and runoff rushes down the street, picking up trash and toxic pollutants. On a rainy day, over 10 billion gallons...

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  • Climate change threatens California’s future

    Climate change threatens California’s future

    Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | January 31, 2020...
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    California faces a twofold climate challenge: finding cost-effective ways to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and preparing for the changes that are...

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  • Innovative Ideas to Finance Resiliency in the Water Sector

    Innovative Ideas to Finance Resiliency in the Water Sector

    Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Bill Lane Center for the American West | June 3, 2019...
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    Distributed, or decentralized, water systems have the potential to increase the resiliency and flexibility of freshwater supply networks by reducing the load on aging infrastructure, eliminating...

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