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A Perspective on the Drought in California$0.00
A Perspective on the Drought in CaliforniaLegislative Analyst's Office | November 21, 1991...Summary
Despite heavy rains in March 1991, California continues to face a serious near-term water problem resulting from five years of drought. In fact,...
Agricultural Irrigation in This Drought: Where is the Water and Where Is It Going?$0.00
Agricultural Irrigation in This Drought: Where is the Water and Where Is It Going?University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics | May 14, 2015...Summary
In the midst of its fourth year of drought, California now faces an estimated reduction in surface-water availability of 8.8 million acre-feet (maf)...
Approaches to Planning Water Resources$0.00
Approaches to Planning Water ResourcesUniversity of California at Davis (UC Davis) | July 15, 2008...Summary
This paper attempts to summarize and organize various technical approaches often seen or discussed for water resources planning. The basic approach to rational...
Artes: An Integrated Model of Water Supply in L.A. County
Artes: An Integrated Model of Water Supply in L.A. CountyUCLA: Sustainable LA Grand Challenge | May 1, 2017...Summary
Los Angeles faces a future with less imported water. Infrastructure and institutions will have to adapt. Understanding emerging policy and investment needs requires analysis...
California Law at the Intersection of Water Use and Land Planning: A Report for the California Office of Planning and Research
California Law at the Intersection of Water Use and Land Planning: A Report for the California Office of Planning and ResearchUniversity of California, Hastings College of the Law | May 13, 2015...Summary
There are no laws in California that require coordination between land planners and water regulators. A local planning commission may approve a new...
California Water Plan 2013: Sacramento River Hydrologic Region Report$0.00
California Water Plan 2013: Sacramento River Hydrologic Region ReportCalifornia Department of Water Resources (DWR) | October 30, 2014...Summary
The Sacramento River Hydrologic Region (see Figure SR-1 includes the entire California drainage area of the Sacramento River (the state’s largest river) and...
California’s Agricultural and Urban Water Supply Reliability and the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta
California’s Agricultural and Urban Water Supply Reliability and the Sacramento–San Joaquin DeltaSan Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science | October 13, 2016...Summary
Much of the water supplied in California for agriculture and cities is taken directly from the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta (Delta) or indirectly from...
California’s Water: The Colorado River$0.00
California’s Water: The Colorado RiverPublic Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | October 1, 2016...Summary
The Colorado River—a major water source for Southern California’s cities and farms—is shared among seven states and Mexico. Water use now outstrips supply....
California’s Water: Water for Farms$0.00
California’s Water: Water for FarmsPublic Policy Institute of California | October 1, 2016...Summary
California is the nation’s largest farm state and a global market leader. Farms have steadily improved productivity per unit of water used, but...
Central Valley Project: Water Supply and Yield Study$0.00
Central Valley Project: Water Supply and Yield StudyBureau of Reclamation | March 12, 2008...Summary
Hydrologic conditions in California vary greatly from year to year, season to season, and place to place. Wet years bring the threat of...