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Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

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

Sep 30, 2021 ... As the valley confronts limits on groundwater pumping, urban utilities, local land use authorities, other water users, and state agencies must ...

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Improving California’s Water Market

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

Sep 30, 2021 ... Surface water transfers and groundwater transfers and banking can ... and land fallowing can impact neighboring farmland, wildlife, and air ...

Policy Brief

Policy Brief: Improving California’s Water Market

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

Sep 30, 2021 ... Surface water transfers and groundwater transfers and banking, ... Also, land fallowing can impact neighboring farmland, wildlife, and air ...

Fact Sheet

Groundwater Recharge

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Ellen Hanak

Recharge occurs when water seeps into the ground to replenish underground aquifers. Although some recharge happens incidentally—water flowing into the ...

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California’s Water Market

By Ellen Hanak, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Today, most trading involves surface water. Some groundwater trading occurs within specially managed basins; this is likely to expand as groundwater users ...

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Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

By Letitia Grenier, Stephanie Panlasigui, Crissy Pickett, Gokce Sencan

California's wetlands—which stabilize shorelines, improve water quality, ... The change in land use (from agriculture with a low-lying levee berm to a tidal ...

Statewide Survey

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler, Deja Thomas

Key findings from the current survey include: One in four Californians name water supply and drought as the state's top environmental issue; 63% say water ...