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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 ...

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Drought Watch: Trends in Urban Water Use

By Caitrin Chappelle, Emma Freeman

Aug 20, 2014 ... First, the good news: Total statewide urban water use (for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes) decreased by 12 percent from ...

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Drought Watch: Rethinking Urban Water Pricing

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle

Sep 3, 2014 ... The California Water Resources Control Board adopted a statewide policy last month requiring local agencies to implement drought plans, ...


California’s Water: Water for Cities

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, David Mitchell, Newsha Ajami ...

California's urban water suppliers are adapting to an increasing population and a growing economy by diversifying supplies and reducing demand.


Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

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

California's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) is a 2014 law that requires local water users to bring groundwater basins into balance by the early ...