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California’s economy can grow and prosper despite droughts and water shortages caused by a changing climate-but only if threats to the water system are addressed now. So far, innovative water management has supported the needs of a growing population but serious concerns remain, including water supply reliability and declining groundwater basins.

This research was supported with funding from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation.


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