Turning the Page on a Disruptive Year in the Water World Ellen Hanak January 11 2021 Ellen Hanak, director of the PPIC Water Policy Center, describes some of 2020’s more pressing water-world challenges, and the center’s response to them.
A Wish List for Water Collaboration with the Biden‒Harris Administration Lori Pottinger January 6 2021 Cooperation between California and the federal government was at a low ebb over the past four years. A diverse group of experts discusses top water priorities for collaboration between the state and the new administration.
Video: Building a Water-Resilient California Lori Pottinger November 23 2020 What are key California water priorities for the coming year, in light of ongoing disruptions from the pandemic, the recession, lingering drought, and a record-breaking fire season? Panels of experts discussed three top priorities.
Making End-of-Life Decisions on Aging Dams Lori Pottinger November 9 2020 Many of California’s large dams are outliving their functions and even becoming hazardous. We talked to Andrew Rypel of the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences about how to address this aging dam population.
Setting Aside Environmental Water for the San Joaquin River Jeffrey Mount, Ted Grantham, Brian Gray, Ellen Hanak October 26 2020 If we can find a way to restore the health of San Joaquin River while preserving the region’s social and economic vitality, we can do it anywhere in the state.