Presented by UC Davis Agriculture and Resource Economics
California water users are facing new regulations under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). There is widespread interest in expanding managed aquifer recharge (MAR) as one potential approach to comply with the SGMA sustainability targets. Join us to discuss the economics of artificial groundwater recharge with economists Dr. Bradley Franklin (The Nature Conservancy) and Dr. Steven Wallander (USDA, Economic Research Service). What is the potential role for MAR as a cost-effective solution for SGMA targets, and what are the key take-aways from the economics literature on recharge.