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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... Our new fact sheet illuminates the connections between these two sectors, and explores ways to make both systems more resilient in the face ...

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The Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Greg Gartrell

Learn more about this key watershed in our new fact sheet. ... Farming has caused peat-rich soils to oxidize and land to sink: today, many islands are 10 to ...

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Groundwater Recharge in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Ellen Hanak

There is also growing interest in recharging aquifers by applying extra irrigation water to croplands, or by spreading water on fallowed fields and natural ...

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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 in California

By Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak

The cost of water is rising. Utilities rely on revenue from ratepayers to support water system costs, and water bills vary across the state.

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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 in California

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

Five climate pressures—warming temperatures, shrinking snowpack, shorter and more intense wet seasons, more volatile precipitation, and rising seas—affect all ...

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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.