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The Impact of COVID-19 on Science Education

By Niu Gao, Kathy DiRanna, Maria T. Chang Fay

Most of the differences in response rate are driven by district size and locale: large districts and urban districts are more likely to respond to our ...

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Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Ellen Hanak, Henry McCann, David Mitchell ...

SGMA's timeline creates uncertainty for urban utilities. To lessen the costs, SGMA allows groundwater sustainability agencies (GSAs) 20 years to bring basins ...

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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, ...

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Addressing Water Affordability in Urban California

By Caitrin Chappelle

Nov 30, 2020 ... volumetric charges, tiered vs. uniform rates, water budgets, etc. A few other models are being discussed, such as a “zero” rate tier that gives ...

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What Motivates People to Use Less Water?

By Lori Pottinger

Sep 24, 2018 ... This has ramifications for greenhouse gas emissions and the cost of providing energy. So this program was providing more bang for the buck ...

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What If California’s Drought Continues?

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle ...

Drought preparedness cannot eliminate all costs and consequences of water ... Many urban utilities have encouraged conservation with tiered water pricing, ...

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The “Inexact Science” of Water Pricing

By Henry McCann, Adam Soliman

Jul 15, 2015 ... While tiered pricing can encourage conservation, utilities also must meet other competing objectives, particularly covering the cost of ...