San Joaquin Valley
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.
Commentary: Newsom’s Water Framework Is Imperfect but Necessary. The Alternative Is Further Deterioration of the Delta Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount February 10 2020 The PPIC Water Policy Center assesses the proposed Newsom framework for managing the Delta and its watershed.
A Changing Water Landscape Ellen Hanak January 13 2020 A look back at the PPIC Water Policy Center’s work in 2019.
Video: A Path Forward for California’s Freshwater Ecosystems Lori Pottinger December 9 2019 California’s current approach for managing freshwater ecosystems is not working. An expert panel discussed an alternative path.