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Priorities for California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Sarah Bardeen, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Nov 16, 2022 ... And mammoth floods could eventually devastate our currently parched state. Warming is also intensifying water quality problems, ...

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The Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Greg Gartrell

These levees are under threat from rising sea level, earthquakes, floods, and continuing subsidence of the farmland behind them. Some of the Delta's levees ...


Improving California’s Water Market

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

SGMA has heightened interest in capturing and storing additional unclaimed flood flows to augment overall supplies (Hanak et al. 2018a; 2020).

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Groundwater Recharge in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Ellen Hanak

In coastal areas, intentional recharge prevents salty ocean water from entering ... habitat for birds, reducing flood risk, and storing water for droughts.