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Water Use in California

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Caitlin Peterson

SOURCE: Department of Water Resources. NOTE: Data for 2017 were not available. Total urban water use has plateaued, even as ...

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Water Use in California’s Agriculture

By Caitlin Peterson, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Spencer Cole

Apr 27, 2023 ... SOURCES: Author calculations using data from the CA Department of Water Resources (2018 LandIQ land cover and 2011–13 average applied water) ...

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Water Use in California’s Environment

By Jeffrey Mount, Caitlin Peterson, Gokce Sencan

Apr 27, 2023 ... What exactly is “environmental water,” and how much water does California's environment actually use? This explainer sticks to the facts—and ...

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Water Use in California’s Communities

By Andrew Ayres, Caitlin Peterson, Annabelle Rosser

Apr 27, 2023 ... SOURCE: Author calculations using data from the California Department of Water Resources, California Water Plan Update (various years).

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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... Our new fact sheet illuminates the connections between these two sectors, and explores ways to make both systems more resilient in the face ...

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The Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Greg Gartrell

Learn more about this key watershed in our new fact sheet. ... Farming has caused peat-rich soils to oxidize and land to sink: today, many islands are 10 to ...

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Groundwater Recharge in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Ellen Hanak

In coastal areas, intentional recharge prevents salty ocean water from entering freshwater aquifers. Recharge can also help prevent impacts from groundwater ...

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California’s Water Market

By Ellen Hanak, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Uncertainty and delays could be reduced by improving information about water availability and how much can be traded without unduly harming the environment ...

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Paying for California’s Water System

By Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak, Annabelle Rosser

Topics. Drought Water Supply Water, Land & Air ... Fact Sheet · May 2021 ... PPIC does not share, trade, sell, or otherwise disclose personal information.

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Water Affordability in California

By Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak

SOURCE: Author calculations using the State Water Board's Electronic Annual Reporting data (2019). NOTES: This figure shows the monthly drinking water costs ...