safe drinking water
Providing Safe Drinking Water in the Face of Disasters: Lessons from Lake County Jelena Jezdimirovic December 18 2019 Small, rural communities with ongoing drinking water challenges are especially vulnerable to greater extremes brought on by a warming climate. We interviewed Jan Coppinger of Lake County Special Districts about how local water agencies have dealt with a string of natural disasters.
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.
Taking on Tough Challenges at the State Water Board Lori Pottinger October 29 2019 The State Water Board is at the center of many critical water challenges, from protecting water quality to addressing drought. We talked to board member Sean Maguire about current priorities.
New Laws Address Safe Drinking Water, Groundwater Recharge, River Health Gokce Sencan October 22 2019 New water laws will strengthen existing policies for safe drinking water, make it easier to recharge groundwater, and improve how we manage water for the environment.
Testimony: Water Supply and Quality Challenges in the San Joaquin Valley Ellen Hanak April 30 2019 Ellen Hanak, director of the PPIC Water Policy Center, describes how the state can help address difficult water problems in California’s largest agricultural region.