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Groundwater Recharge

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Ellen Hanak

Groundwater recharge is an important water management practice in California. Recharge occurs when water seeps into the ground to replenish underground aquifers ...

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California’s Water Market

By Ellen Hanak, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Water marketing is an important tool for managing drought and water scarcity in California. Reforms could help strengthen the market.

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Paying for California’s Water System

By Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak, Annabelle Rosser

Topics. Drought Water Supply Water, Land & Air ... Fact Sheet · May 2021 ... PPIC does not share, trade, sell, or otherwise disclose personal information.

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Water Affordability

By Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak

Average water bills vary considerably across urban water systems ... SOURCE: Author calculations using the State Water Board's Electronic Annual Reporting data ( ...

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Droughts in California

By Jeffrey Mount, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan

California is highly prone to droughts, and climate change makes them worse. This fact sheet describes key challenges to managing dry times.

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Access to Safe Drinking Water

By Caitrin Chappelle, Joy Collins, Ellen Hanak

Not every Californian has access to safe and reliable drinking water. Small communities relying on groundwater are most likely to have chronic water quality ...

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Climate Change and California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Swain, Paul Ullrich

Managing water is at the forefront of climate change adaptation in California. Five climate pressures—warming temperatures, shrinking snowpack, shorter and ...

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Dams in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Jeffrey Mount, Jelena Jezdimirovic

Fact Sheet · September 2019 ... California Department of Water Resources California Data Exchange Reservoir Information. ... Water Supply Water, Land & Air.

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California’s Water Grid

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

The water grid includes both surface and groundwater systems ... SOURCE: Developed by the PPIC Water Policy Center using information from the California ...

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Californians and the Coast

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Alyssa Dykman, Rachel Lawler

Fact Sheet · August 2019 ... Topics. Political Landscape Statewide Survey Water, Land & Air ... trade, sell, or otherwise disclose personal information.