Commentary: Water Partnerships between Cities and Farms Would Help Prepare for a Changing Climate Alvar Escriva-Bou January 20 2021 San Joaquin Valley farms and Southern California cities face different but equally daunting water challenges. Both regions’ water futures could be more secure if they jointly developed and managed some water supplies.
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.
Droughts Aren’t Just About Water Anymore Lori Pottinger December 15 2020 An increasingly “thirsty atmosphere” in California and the West is influencing drought. We talked to climate scientist Mike Dettinger about this phenomenon.
Addressing Water Affordability in Urban California Caitrin Chappelle November 30 2020 In the midst of the pandemic and recession, the cost of delivering safe drinking water continues to rise across California. We talked to Robert Shaver of the California Urban Water Agencies about this issue.
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.