Assessing Water Affordability

Pacific Institute | August 14th, 2013

Summary

A new pilot study in California shows many households, even within affluent communities, routinely spend over the affordability threshold of 2 percent of their household

California’s Climate Adaptation Water Strategy: An Analysis of Implications for Individual and Community Rights and Responsibilities

Department of Water Resources | July 31st, 2009

Summary

The inevitable consequences of climate change will put some of California's people and communities more at risk than others. Because of location and a limited capacity to

California’s San Joaquin Valley: A Region in Transition

Congressional Research Service | December 12th, 2005

Summary

CRS was requested to undertake a study of the San Joaquin Valley (SJV) and a comparison with another U.S. region. The eight-county San Joaquin Valley, part of California

Drought and Equity in California

Pacific Institute | January 9th, 2017

Summary

Drought and Equity in California is the first statewide analysis of the impacts of the drought on California’s most vulnerable communities. This report provides informa

Drought and Equity in the San Francisco Bay Area

Pacific Institute | June 29th, 2016

Summary

California’s ongoing drought has wide-reaching impacts, from how we grow crops to the price of electricity. Often overlooked is its impact on disadvantaged communities.

Effectiveness and Impacts of Dust Control Measures for Owens Lake

National Academy of Sciences/National Academies Press (NAP) | March 3rd, 2020

Summary

During the 20th century, the city of Los Angeles diverted surface water flowing into Owens Lake for water supply, transforming the large, closed-basin, saline lake into

Environmental Justice in California Government

State of California | October 1st, 2003

Summary

In California, we have spent over a century and billions of dollars to preserve and protect the environment for current and future generations. The EJ movement asks us to

Environmental Justice in California State Government

Governor's Office of Planning and Research | November 5th, 2003

Summary

In California, we have spent over a century and billions of dollars to preserve and protect the environment for current and future generations. The EJ movement asks us to

Environmental Justice Program Implementation for Lahontan Region

Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board | January 30th, 2015

Summary

The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board (Lahontan Water Board) reviewed how environmental justice (EJ) is conducted in the region and examined new ways to impro

Environmental Justice Program Update: 2013-2015

California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) | May 10th, 2016

Summary

A report to the Governor and the Legislature on actions taken to implement Public Resources Code Sections 71110-71116 This report details the progress that the Califor

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