Managing California’s Water:
From Conflict to Reconciliation

Today, California needs to consider a set of wide-ranging reforms—for the benefit of the economy and the environment.

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Full Report
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Executive Summary [PDF, 956K]

Selected Publications

Reforming California's Groundwater Management
Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak, and Jeffrey Mount
September 2014

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment
Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Jui Shrestha
July 2014

Water Use in California
Jeffrey Mount, Emma Freeman, and Jay Lund
July 2014
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Paying for Water in California
Ellen Hanak, Brian Gray, Jay Lund, David Mitchell, Caitrin Chappelle, Andrew Fahlund, Katrina Jessoe, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Dean Misczynski, James Nachbaur, and Robyn Suddeth
March 2014

California's Latest Drought
Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount, and Caitrin Chappelle
February 2014
Read in Spanish

California's Future: Water
Ellen Hanak
January 2014

Stress Relief: Prescriptions for a Healthier Delta Ecosystem
Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, John Durand, William Fleenor, Brian Gray, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle, Caitrin Phillips, and Barton "Buzz” Thompson
April 2013