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Dams in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Jeffrey Mount, Jelena Jezdimirovic

Dams are central to California's water system, providing storage, flood control, ... and snowmelt, and to maximize storage in underground aquifers.

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Learning the Language of Groundwater

By Lori Pottinger

Jun 18, 2019 ... ... underground aquifers provide nearly 40% of the water used by the ... creating barriers to getting more water into underground storage.

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A Momentous Water Year

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 15, 2019 ... Our research on recharging groundwater basins laid out key problems that must be addressed to capture more water for underground storage and ...


California’s Water: Storing Water

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Jason Gurdak ...

An extensive storage system plays a critical role in the state's water management. This brief describes a number of ways to improve the management of ...

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Make California’s Water Grid Climate-Ready

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak

Sep 6, 2018 ... The state's many underground basins have a much large capacity for storage than surface reservoirs and will become much more important as a ...


Replenishing Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

By Ellen Hanak, Jelena Jezdimirovic, Sarge Green, Alvar Escriva-Bou

Beyond the legal aspects of establishing rights for diversion and storage, an essential part of this process is technical: developing a simple, rapid way to ...