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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... And while the drought was undeniably hard on agriculture, California's farmers demonstrated the resilience they're known for.

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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... ... the need to improve wet-year strategies for storing water to meet the needs of communities, farms, and the environment during drought.

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New Beginnings

By Tani Cantil-Sakauye

Jan 4, 2023 ... ... including updates on drought, climate change, and water use in California's communities, environment, and farms; A data-rich explainer ...

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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... Pumping provides groundwater to farms and cities, and helps maintain desired pressures in water networks. Energy use varies with groundwater ...


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... This pumping keeps cropland in production, but it also aggravates a longer-term challenge for many groundwater basins: For decades, farming ...


Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

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

Overlaps between Suitable Solar Lands and Projected Farm Fallowing ... Considering the average lifespan of utility solar farms is about 30 years, ...