Independent, objective, nonpartisan research

More Publications

Filters Sort by:
About 297 Results (0.22 seconds). Filters: Content Type: Publications Topic: Water, Land & Air

Water and the Future of the San Joaquin Valley

By Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Brian Gray, Sarge Green ...

Feb 20, 2019 ... Multiple-benefit approaches to water and land management can enhance groundwater recharge and improve air and water quality.

Fact Sheet

Water Use in California

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

Water for all sectors—and especially for the environment--varies dramatically across regions and between wet and dry years. Urban and agricultural water use ...


Improving California’s Water Market

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

Sep 14, 2021 ... Surface water transfers and groundwater transfers and banking can ... and land fallowing can impact neighboring farmland, wildlife, and air ...

Fact Sheet

California’s Water Quality Challenges

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle

California faces multiple and diverse water quality challenges. Ensuring adequate and safe water supplies for homes, businesses, and the environment ...

Fact Sheet

Dams in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Jeffrey Mount, Jelena Jezdimirovic

Increased surface storage could improve supply reliability in some regions. In 2018, the California Water Commission approved nearly $2 billion to support ...


Water and the California Economy

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Richard Howitt, Brian Gray ...

This research was supported with funding from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation. Topics. Drought Economy Floods Paying for Water Water Supply Water, Land & ...