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Improving California’s Water Market

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

Markets must address impacts on third parties. Surface water transfers and groundwater transfers and banking can negatively impact both water supply and ...

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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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Geography of Educational Attainment in California

By Cesar Alesi Perez, Hans Johnson, Vicki Hsieh

Apr 6, 2021 ... ... are in the Bay Area, which has one of the largest concentrations of ... and residential segregation affect educational opportunities.

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Racial Disparities Are Widespread in California

By Sarah Bohn, Magnus Lofstrom, Lynette Ubois

Jun 3, 2020 ... Addressing disparities across a wide range of areas – criminal justice, ... to the virus related to employment and housing conditions.

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Water Use in California

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

These waters are largely isolated from major agricultural and urban areas, ... Urban (7.9 maf) includes residential, commercial, and industrial uses; ...

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Groundwater in California

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle, Thomas Harter

Groundwater contamination is a growing water quality problem. In many rural areas, nitrate—produced by nitrogen fertilizer and manure—is polluting local ...



Housing Costs Have Californians Considering an Interstate Move ... 2 in 3 Californians support the state making its own policies to address climate change.

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Undocumented Immigrants in California

By Joseph Hayes, Laura Hill

California is home to more than two million undocumented immigrants. Undocumented (also known as illegal or unauthorized) immigrants are not directly ...

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Making Homes More Water Efficient

By Lori Pottinger

Sep 29, 2016 ... PPIC: How water efficient is the state's current housing stock? ... The state has started to address issues with existing homes by requiring ...