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Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... Comprehensive wet-year strategies—which integrate water supply, environmental management, and flood-risk reduction objectives—are just as ...

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Storing Water for the Environment

By Sarah Null, Jeffrey Mount, Brian Gray, Kristen Dybala ...

Large, multi-purpose Central Valley reservoirs dominate water supply, flood control, hydropower, and ecosystem management in the Bay–Delta and the greater ...

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Policy Brief: Storing Water for the Environment

By Sarah Null, Jeffrey Mount, Brian Gray, Kristen Dybala ...

In California's variable climate, dams are essential for water supply, hydropower generation, and flood management—and their role will grow as the climate ...

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Reforming Water Rights in California

By Sarah Bardeen

Feb 28, 2022 ... Water rights reform has long been the third rail in California politics—but that ... Richard Frank: The State Water Resources Control Board, ...

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Improving California’s Water Market

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

How Water Trading and Banking Can Support Groundwater Management ... Multiple actors can drive reforms to streamline these practices.

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Policy Brief: Improving California’s Water Market

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

The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) requires local water users to bring their ... (See the table below for a list of reforms and key actors.).

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Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

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

To scale up and speed restoration, the state needs to reform permitting. ... The issues surrounding designing a multi-benefit flood management and ...

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California’s Future

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

This multi-topic publication highlights the state's most pressing long-term policy challenges in several key areas: criminal justice, economy, education, ...