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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 ... habitat for birds, reducing flood risk, and storing water for droughts.


Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

By Letitia Grenier, Stephanie Panlasigui, Crissy Pickett, Gokce Sencan

This approach is likely to become increasingly important as the impacts of climate change (such as reduced water supply and increased coastal flooding) ...

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What It Means to Store Water for the Environment

By Sarah Bardeen

Jul 26, 2021 ... Reservoirs were built for other uses, like water supply, hydropower, or flood protection. We have to think about how storing water for the ...

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A Faster Track for Ecosystem Restoration

By Lori Pottinger

Aug 24, 2020 ... ... the California Coastal Commission have a coordinated program for a ... creating jobs that can reduce flood risk, improve water quality, ...

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High and Rising: Flood Risk in California Grows

By Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Swain

Jul 20, 2020 ... In addition, rising sea level is increasing the likelihood of coastal flooding, which is often associated with intense storms.


California’s Political Geography 2020

By Eric McGhee

The balance tilts Democratic in most places, with the Bay Area and central and coastal LA having the strongest tilt, but the pattern has become somewhat ...

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The LA River and the Trade-Offs of Water Recycling

By Gokce Sencan, Caitrin Chappelle

Jun 24, 2019 ... ... into a concrete flood channel in the mid-1900s, is changing. ... Last year, researchers from the Southern California Coastal Water ...

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Learning the Language of Groundwater

By Lori Pottinger

Jun 18, 2019 ... This water can come from a variety of sources, including flood- and stormwater, ... Saltwater intrusion: Many coastal aquifers—for example, ...

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A New Reality for Federal Flood Insurance

By Lori Pottinger

Apr 16, 2019 ... Flood damages have been rising, pushing the federal flood insurance ... risks from coastal storm surge and rivers overflowing their banks.