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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... Flooding, power outages, and downed trees are now dominating the news. It's a remarkable shift from the past few years, which saw the driest ...

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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... The combination of high rainfall rates and winds causes urban and river flooding, as well as landslides and debris flows (especially in ...


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... And mammoth floods could eventually devastate our currently parched state. ... “Dos Rios Ranch Preserve is California's largest floodplain ...


Storing Water for the Environment

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

They provide multiple benefits including water supply, hydropower, flood ... The construction of dams supported the conversion of floodplain wetlands to ...