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photo - Warehouse Worker Wearing Face Mask and Protective Workwear Checking Products Using Tablet Farms, Freight, and Retail Support the Recovery in Central California Central California is seeing promising signals from certain industries as well as hard-hit sectors. Still, the economic situation across this region remains uncertain. Read More
photo - Flooded Campground Next to the South Fork of the American River High and Rising: Flood Risk in California Grows As the climate warms, California storms are getting more intense—adding to the state’s already high flood risk. Developing a better understanding of current and future flood vulnerability is essential to managing this risk. Read More
photo - Large Crowd of People Video: Counting the Central Valley An expert panel discusses key challenges the Central Valley faces in ensuring a complete count in the 2020 Census and highlights how local government, community organizations, and philanthropy are working to address them. Read More
photo - San Joaquin River Flood 1997, Pixel CDWR Reducing Flood Risk in the Central Valley The Central Valley has some of the highest risk of flooding in the state—and that risk is growing as the climate changes. We talked to Tim Ramirez of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board about what’s being done to manage this risk, now and into the future. Read More
CentralValleyFarmWatering Fellow to Explore Central Valley Groundwater Problems The new Steyer-Taylor Fellow at the PPIC Water Policy Center will explore solutions to some of California’s toughest groundwater policy challenges. Read More
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