PPIC Water Policy Center
PPIC Water Policy Center
FEATURED REPORT:
What if the drought continues? Some low-income rural residents and California’s wetlands, rivers, and forests are most at risk
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FOCUS ON WATER SUPPLY:
California’s water supply is under strain. This compendium of resources focuses on key challenges, how to respond.
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BRIEFING KIT:
Climate change will bring hotter temperatures, more variable rainfall, less snow. All aspects of water management must adapt.
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EXPERT INTERVIEW:
California’s farmers are investing heavily in water-management technologies to take farm-water efficiency to the next level.
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FOCUS ON THE ENVIRONMENT:
A study of cost-effective ways to improve the health of the Sacramento – San Joaquin ecosystem.
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FEATURED VIDEO:
More than 7 million Californians live in areas that are vulnerable to flooding. Are we doing enough to prepare?
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Roughly half of the water used in California cities is for landscape irrigation.
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Roughly 75% of California’s precipitation occurs north of Sacramento, but 75% of California’s water use occurs south of Sacramento.
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The driest three-year stretch on record in California occurred from 2011 to 2014—and 2014 was the hottest year on record.
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California’s native fishes are declining. A quarter are listed under federal and state endangered species acts and half are likely to become listed in the future.
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Two-thirds of California’s population and more than 3 million acres of irrigated farm land depend in part upon water exports from the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta.
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