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Alvar Escriva-Bou
Alvar Escriva-Bou
Research Fellow
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Expertise:

Water policy, climate change policy

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Alvar Escriva-Bou is a research fellow at the PPIC Water Policy Center. His research explores integrated water, energy, and environmental resources management. Since joining PPIC in 2015 his research has explored the options and consequences of transitioning to groundwater sustainability in the San Joaquin Valley, analyzed California’s water accounting system, studied urban drought resilience, and investigated energy and climate policies related to water use, among others. Previously, he worked as a civil engineer, managing and developing large infrastructure projects for local and regional governments and consulting firms in Spain. He holds a PhD and MS in water and environmental engineering and a BS in civil engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia in Spain, as well as an MS in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Davis.

curriculum vitae

Anticipating and Addressing the Impacts of the Drought
California’s Latest Drought in 4 Charts
Commentary: Water Partnerships between Cities and Farms Would Help Prepare for a Changing Climate
Improving Water Resilience for Cities and Farms with Water Partnerships
Will Groundwater Sustainability Plans End the Problem of Dry Drinking Water Wells?
Sinking Lands, Damaged Infrastructure: Will Better Groundwater Management End Subsidence?
Water Availability for San Joaquin Valley Farms: A Balancing Act
What’s the Plan to End Groundwater Overdraft in the San Joaquin Valley?
A Reality Check on Groundwater Overdraft in the San Joaquin Valley
Californians Support Actions to Address Climate Change
Got Surface Water? Groundwater-Only Lands in the San Joaquin Valley
A Winning Approach for Managing Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley
Commentary: A Balancing Act for the Water-Stressed San Joaquin Valley
Reducing Drought Risks in Rural Communities
How Much Water Is Available for Groundwater Recharge?
3 Things to Know about California Droughts
Bringing Order to Groundwater Management
Better Information Can Help the Environment
A Water Sector Energy Hog
Uncertain Future for Cap-and-Trade
Three Lessons on Water Accounting for California
Commentary: California Needs Better Account of Groundwater
5 Things to Know About Desalination
California’s Farmers Adapt to Drought (in English and Spanish)
State Struggles to Enact More Robust Climate Targets
San Joaquin Valley
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