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Groundwater Recharge

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 ...


Replenishing Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

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

Expanding groundwater recharge could help local water users bring their basins into balance and make a dent in the long-term deficit of nearly 2 million acre- ...

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Groundwater in California

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle, Thomas Harter

Groundwater is a vital component of California's water supply. On average, underground aquifers provide nearly 40% of the water used by California's farms and ...

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Paying for Groundwater Recharge

By Andrew T. Fisher

May 3, 2016 ... The author is a member of the PPIC Water Policy Center research network. Water levels in many of California's groundwater basins have ...


Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Ellen Hanak, Henry McCann, David Mitchell ...

Sep 30, 2021 ... As the San Joaquin Valley addresses groundwater overdraft under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), its urban utilities face ...