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Priorities for California’s Water

By Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Jeffrey Mount, Lori Pottinger ...

Nov 22, 2021 ... Major investments will be needed to maintain climate resilience for local water supply, wastewater, flood, and stormwater systems.


Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

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

The valley's urban centers can be described as “floating islands in a sea of ... Future water use will depend on not only population growth but also ...


Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

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

Historically a freshwater tidal marsh, the island was reclaimed for agriculture ... (DWR) North Delta Flood Control and Ecosystem Restoration Project.


California’s Political Geography 2020

By Eric McGhee

Democrat Hillary Clinton won 62 percent of the presidential vote against Republican Donald Trump in 2016. The state was not always so Democratic, and for many ...


California’s Water: The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle ...

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How California’s Water Bond Is Being Spent

By Jelena Jezdimirovic, Ellen Hanak

Dec 13, 2017 ... Levee repairs continue on Tyler Island in California ... many unmet needs in its water system—most notably in the areas of flood protection, ...

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The High Cost of Fixing Levees

By Jeffrey Mount

Feb 23, 2017 ... More challenges are in store in the Delta as flood waters move ... 1,100 miles of levees, which ring islands that lie well below sea level.

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Caring About Delta Levees During a Drought

By Jeffrey Mount

Mar 26, 2015 ... They protect the islands of the Delta from flooding that would occur daily ... determines whose needs are to be met and whose will not.


Delta Island Flooding (No Repairs)

Delta Island Flooding (No Repairs). This animation depicts how the Delta may change over time as a result of levee failures from earthquakes and floods.

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