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2017 Salinas Valley Groundwater Level Contours & Seawater Intrusion Maps$0.00
2017 Salinas Valley Groundwater Level Contours & Seawater Intrusion MapsMonterey County Water Resources Agency (MCWRA) | April 24, 2018...Summary
A New Technique for Modeling Land Subsidence Facilitates Better Groundwater Management
A New Technique for Modeling Land Subsidence Facilitates Better Groundwater ManagementStanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Bill Lane Center for the American West | December 1, 2019...Summary
Land subsidence – the sudden sinking or gradual settling of Earth’s surface – can occur naturally or be triggered by human activity. One of...
Background and Recent History of Water Transfers in California
Background and Recent History of Water Transfers in CaliforniaCalifornia Department of Water Resources (DWR), State Water Resources Control Board | July 1, 2015...Summary
The purpose of this paper is to provide a basic understanding of water transfers in California with an emphasis on transfers that move...
California’s Future: Water
California’s Future: WaterPublic Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | January 31, 2020...Summary
Water management in California has always been challenging. The state’s variable climate is marked by long droughts and severe floods, with stark regional...
California’s Severe Drought Has Only Marginal Impacts on Food Prices
California’s Severe Drought Has Only Marginal Impacts on Food PricesUniversity of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics | May 14, 2015...Summary
The extreme drought that has gripped California over the past several years is causing onerous adjustments in the natural and human environments. Agriculture,...
California’s Water: Managing Droughts$0.00
California’s Water: Managing DroughtsPublic Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | October 1, 2016...Summary
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,...
Central Valley Project: Issues and Legislation
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...Summary
The Problem: Stormwater and runoff rushes down the street, picking up trash and toxic pollutants. On a rainy day, over 10 billion gallons...
Climate change threatens California’s future
Climate change threatens California’s futurePublic Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | January 31, 2020...Summary
California faces a twofold climate challenge: finding cost-effective ways to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and preparing for the changes that are...
Innovative Ideas to Finance Resiliency in the Water Sector
Innovative Ideas to Finance Resiliency in the Water SectorStanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Bill Lane Center for the American West | June 3, 2019...Summary
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...