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Making the Most of a Wet Year

Andrew Ayres is a research fellow at the PPIC Water Policy Center. He is an environmental and natural resource economist focused on questions related to the ...

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Water Use in California

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Caitlin Peterson

On average, communities use 10%, agriculture uses 40% of water statewide, and the environment uses 50%. These proportions vary depending on the region and ...

Fact Sheet

Water Use in California’s Agriculture

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

Apr 27, 2023 ... ... reductions in surface water—a result of drier conditions and changes in environmental regulations—have prompted more groundwater use.

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Water Use in California’s Environment

By Jeffrey Mount, Caitlin Peterson, Gokce Sencan

Apr 27, 2023 ... Water that stays in rivers, streams, and wetlands is considered “environmental water.” The state's rivers, lakes, wetlands, and estuaries ...


Achieving Universal Broadband in California

By Joseph Hayes, Niu Gao, Darriya Starr, Amy Gong Liu

Major policy initiatives to address barriers to universal broadband access ... They are also familiar with the work required for environmental studies, ...