A Legal Guide to the Public's Rights to Access and Use of California's Navigable Waters

California State Lands Commission | November 20th, 2017


In California, members of the public have rights to access and use navigable waters for many beneficial uses, including, but not limited to navigation, fishing, and

A Survey of Efforts to Achieve Universal Access to Water and Sanitation in California

Pacific Institute | April 12th, 2018


In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 64/292, which declared that “the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation [is] a human r

A Synthesis of Aquatic Science for Management of Lakes Mead and Mohave

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | January 29th, 2013


Lakes Mead and Mohave, which are the centerpieces of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, provide many significant benefits that have made the modern development of the So

Adapting Restoration for a Changing Climate Symposium

Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) | November 5th, 2021


Advancing Affordability through Water Efficiency

Pacific Institute | September 19th, 2022


This paper examines the relationship between water conservation and efficiency and affordability. Specifically, it examines the near-term effect of water conservation and

Advancing One Water Through Arts and Culture: A Blueprint for Action

U.S. Water Alliance | June 26th, 2018


No matter who we are, where we live, or what we do, water is essential to our lives. It is life’s most precious resource, an indispensable ingredient for prosperity, pr

Assessing and communicating the impacts of climate change on the Southern California coast

California Natural Resources Agency | August 27th, 2018


 Over the course of this and the next century, the combination of rising sea levels, severe storms, and coastal erosion will threaten the sustainability of coastal commu

Big Ag, Big Oil, and the California Water Crisis

Food and Water Watch (FWW) | February 1st, 2023


Climate change is wreaking havoc on California’s water stability. The state is mired in long- term drought, punctuated by relatively brief periods of extreme precipitat

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