Managing Urban Water During Dry Times: The California Example Ellen Hanak, David Mitchell October 7 2019 Lessons learned from efforts to increase drought resilience in California’s urban areas.
Water Policy Priorities for a Changing California Ellen Hanak September 24 2019 How can the state prepare its water systems for climate change? The Newsom administration asked the PPIC Water Policy Center to submit formal comments to inform a water resilience portfolio.
Planning for a Drier Future in the Colorado River Basin Lori Pottinger August 12 2019 The Colorado River’s waters are over-allocated, making it hard to address the challenges climate change brings. We talked to Doug Kenney of the University of Colorado about managing the basin for a drier future.
Got Surface Water? Groundwater-Only Lands in the San Joaquin Valley Jelena Jezdimirovic, Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou July 8 2019 Twenty percent of the San Joaquin Valley’s irrigated farmland doesn’t have access to surface water. This creates complications for sustainable groundwater management planning.
The LA River and the Trade-Offs of Water Recycling Gokce Sencan, Caitrin Chappelle June 24 2019 The Los Angeles River, which depends on treated wastewater for some of its flows, exemplifies the trade-offs that come with expanded recycled water production.