Drought Watch: The End of the Rainy Season Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund March 31 2015 Managing this drought will be difficult, even painful in some regions, but the state is not going to run out of water.
Drought Watch: Priorities for Cities and Farms Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount March 18 2015 Cities need to do more to reduce landscape irrigation. For farmers, the options are somewhat different.
Drought Watch: Managing—and Learning from—Scarcity Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak January 6 2015 Recognizing the need to learn from drought while it is ongoing, PPIC will hold a half-day conference on January 12 in Sacramento.
Drought Watch: California as a Testing Ground Ellen Hanak October 15 2014 At an international consortium on water policy research, PPIC’s Ellen Hanak talked about lessons from California for other regions of the world.
Drought Watch: Rethinking Urban Water Pricing Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak September 3 2014 This is part of a continuing series on the impact of the drought.
Mandatory water use restrictions can be more effective than voluntary ones. Most Californians say they strongly favor mandatory cutbacks. So why aren’t more water agencies enacting them?