A Reality Check on Groundwater Overdraft in the San Joaquin Valley Jelena Jezdimirovic, Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou March 11 2020 A look at new plans for managing groundwater sustainably in the San Joaquin Valley—California’s largest farming region.
California Agriculture in 2050: Still Feeding People, Maybe Fewer Acres and Cows Lori Pottinger February 18 2020 Water supply, regulations, tariffs, climate change, and other challenges affect agriculture. We talked to Dan Sumner of the UC Davis Agricultural Issues Center about the future of California agriculture.
Governor’s Budget Seeks to Build Water Resilience Ellen Hanak, Gokce Sencan January 21 2020 A look at the water and climate priorities laid out in two new documents: the state’s draft Water Resilience Portfolio and the governor’s proposed budget.
A Changing Water Landscape Ellen Hanak January 13 2020 A look back at the PPIC Water Policy Center’s work in 2019.
Video: Preparing California’s Water System for Climate Extremes Lori Pottinger November 7 2019 Climate change brings multiple pressures to the state’s water management. Panels of experts discussed ways to prepare for greater climate volatility.