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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... California's water system uses energy to pump, convey, treat, and heat water. · Water is also required for hydropower generation, thermoelectric ...


Priorities for California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Sarah Bardeen, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Nov 16, 2022 ... The snowpack—that once-reliable annual source of water—is diminishing as temperatures rise. Water withdrawals during multiyear droughts are ...

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How Are California’s Cities Managing the Drought?

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Annabelle Rosser, Ellen Hanak

Oct 31, 2022 ... Asking customers to conserve more water when supplies are tight is a key component of urban drought resilience. But managing demand is only ...

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Water for Wildlife Refuges: 30 Years of the CVPIA

By Sarah Bardeen

Sep 20, 2022 ... JB: Because of severe wetlands loss in the Central Valley, birds essentially face drought conditions every year. A more consistent water supply ...


Storing Water for the Environment

By Sarah Null, Jeffrey Mount, Brian Gray, Kristen Dybala ...

Large, multi-purpose Central Valley reservoirs dominate water supply, flood control, hydropower, and ecosystem management in the Bay–Delta and the greater ...