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Can We Capture More Water in the Delta?

By Sarah Bardeen

Jan 17, 2023 ... ... less will be exported over 14 days (roughly enough water to irrigate 25,000 acres of farmland for a year, or to supply 150,000 homes).

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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... ... accepted that hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland in the San Joaquin Valley will need to come out of irrigated in production to ...


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... Hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland come out of production during droughts; further reductions will be needed to restore our ...


Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Annabelle Rosser, Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Meeting state renewable energy goals can go hand in hand with exploring productive land uses for retired farmlands that might otherwise become a local ...

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Is SGMA Compatible with Farmland Preservation?

By Annabelle Rosser

Aug 15, 2022 ... As implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) gets underway, questions are emerging about what it will mean for ...