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Can We Capture More Water in the Delta?

By Sarah Bardeen

Jan 17, 2023 ... We spoke with PPIC Water Policy Center adjunct fellow Greg Gartrell to understand what's ... and upstream surface reservoirs are filling.

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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... Historic reductions in surface water deliveries have had major impacts in some farming regions, and drought also continued to stress the ...

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The Promise of a Wet January

By Jeffrey Mount

Jan 5, 2023 ... California has a lot of surface storage, but it tends to fill quickly during large storms. Reservoir managers then have to let water go to ...

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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... Surface water conveyance relies on gravity in most places, but sometimes pumping is necessary. Water pumped to Southern California from the ...


Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 16, 2022 ... But California agriculture wouldn't exist without the elaborate network of surface water and groundwater supplies needed for irrigation.


Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

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

Supported with funding from the Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy at the ... water users will do in response (for example, by trading surface water ...


Storing Water for the Environment

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

Managing water in California's highly variable climate relies heavily on the ability to store water, both in surface reservoirs and underground.