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

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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Reforming California's Groundwater Management
Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak, and Jeffrey Mount
June 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
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California's Future: Water
Ellen Hanak
January 2014

Costs of Ecosystem Management Actions for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Josué Medellín-Azuara, John Durand, William Fleenor, Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Peter Moyle, Caitrin Phillips
April 2013

Integrated Management of Delta Stressors: Institutional and Legal Options
Brian Gray, Barton "Buzz” Thompson, Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, and Jeffrey Mount
April 2013

Scientist and Stakeholder Views on the Delta Ecosystem
Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Phillips, Jay Lund, John Durand, Jeffrey Mount, and Peter Moyle
April 2013

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