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Improving California’s Water Market

By Andrew Ayres, Ellen Hanak, Brian Gray, Gokce Sencan ...

(54) Land subsidence has also reduced the capacity of several major canals within the San Joaquin Valley—a particular constraint on moving high-flow water into ...

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Policy Brief: Improving California’s Water Market

By Andrew Ayres, Ellen Hanak, Brian Gray, Gokce Sencan ...

Highlights · The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) requires local water users to bring their groundwater basins into balance by the 2040s. · Water ...

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Groundwater Recharge in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Ellen Hanak

Although some recharge happens incidentally—water flowing into the ground from rivers, unlined canals, or excess irrigation—intentional recharge can restore ...

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California’s Water Market

By Ellen Hanak, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Supported with funding from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation and the Water Foundation. photo - Irrigation Canal and Agricultural Land ...

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How Water Bonds Plug Spending Holes

By Annabelle Rosser, Caitrin Chappelle

Jun 7, 2021 ... Subscribe to our blog →. photo - California Aqueduct System, Pumping Plant, San Luis Canal. Portrait of Annabelle Rosser Annabelle Rosser,.

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Anticipating and Addressing the Impacts of the Drought

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

May 4, 2021 ... ... degradation of water quality, and ground subsidence that damages roads, bridges, and canals. In the Sacramento Valley and North Coast, ...

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Climate Change and California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Swain, Paul Ullrich

Above- and below-ground storage is linked by rivers and thousands of miles of canals and aqueducts—some of which have lost capacity to move water.