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photo - Joshua Trees and Yellow Wildflowers in the Mojave DesertPPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment

Key findings from the current survey include: One in four Californians name water supply and drought as the state’s top environmental issue; 63% say water…

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photo - Oroville River during DroughtDroughts in California

California is highly prone to droughts, and climate change makes them worse. This fact sheet describes key challenges to managing dry times.

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photo - California State Capitol BuildingPPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Key findings from the current survey include a majority approve of Governor Newsom’s job performance and his handling of COVID-19—but the state gets low marks…

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cover shot of California's Future publicationCalifornia’s Future

This multi-topic publication highlights the state’s most pressing long-term policy challenges in several key areas: criminal justice, economy, education, safety net, and water and a…

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photo - DeltaCalifornia’s Future: Water and a Changing Climate

The pandemic and its economic fallout are affecting many aspects of water management, while climate change has major implications. And a much-needed national conversation about…

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photo - Eagle Falls and view of Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, CaliforniaPriorities for California’s Water

California’s water landscape was disrupted by the pandemic, recession, ongoing drought, and wildfires this year. This report lays out priorities for federal, state, and local…

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photo - California Aqueduct in Kern County, California - Pixel Ca DWRWater Partnerships between Cities and Farms in Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley

The San Joaquin Valley and urban Southern California are worlds apart, but each faces growing water challenges. Both regions’ water futures could be more secure…

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photo - Nordheimer Creek and Salmon River Confluence in Northern CaliforniaMaking the Most of Water for the Environment: A Functional Flows Approach for California’s Rivers

Water and land management activities have substantially altered river flows across the state, degrading ecosystems and decimating populations of native species. Restoring seasonal components of…

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