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Can We Capture More Water in the Delta?

By Sarah Bardeen

Jan 17, 2023 ... The export pumps in the Delta are currently pumping at about half of ... place to put this water is in our depleted groundwater basins.

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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... Energy use varies with groundwater levels and topography; pumping during drought lowers water levels and raises energy use. Many urban agencies ...


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 16, 2022 ... This pumping keeps cropland in production, but it also aggravates a longer-term challenge for many groundwater basins: For decades, farming ...


Storing Water for the Environment

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

They enable other water users to pump more groundwater at certain times, leaving more water in reservoirs for environmental flows. Groundwater recharge projects ...


Land Transitions and Dust in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Jaymin Kwon, Joy Collins

Jul 25, 2022 ... (1) Achieving groundwater sustainability will bring long-term benefits to the region, but in the near term, bringing large tracts of ...

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The Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Greg Gartrell

... regulations on water flow and quality were expanded—and export pumping ... Improving above and below-ground water storage in wet years will be key, ...