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Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

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

When water resources become especially scarce during drought and all eyes turn to ... (water bills) and the 2018 American Community Survey (median income).


Improving California’s Water Market

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

Across all types of transfers, most sales are from agriculture—reflecting that ... infrastructure facilities (canals, aqueducts) colored by ownership.

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Groundwater Recharge in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Ellen Hanak

Although some recharge happens incidentally—water flowing into the ground from rivers, unlined canals, or excess irrigation—intentional recharge can restore ...

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How Water Bonds Plug Spending Holes

By Annabelle Rosser, Caitrin Chappelle

Jun 7, 2021 ... photo - California Aqueduct System, Pumping Plant, San Luis Canal ... The Great Recession prompted the legislature to delay putting Prop 1 ...


California’s Future: Water and a Changing Climate

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle, Lori Pottinger, Jeffrey Mount

The pandemic and its economic fallout are affecting many aspects of water management, while climate change has major implications. And a much-needed ...


California’s Future

By Ellen Hanak, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Caroline Danielson ...

And how can California-the most diverse state in the nation-expand opportunity across all of its communities and regions? PPIC examines these questions in ...

Fact Sheet

Climate Change and California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Swain, Paul Ullrich

All of these pressures are already underway. ... by rivers and thousands of miles of canals and aqueducts—some of which have lost capacity to move water.


California’s Water: Climate Change and Water

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Robert Wilkinson ...

While the state is a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, its water system was designed for a 20th-century climate. All facets of water management must ...