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The Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Greg Gartrell

Three interlinked issues currently face the Delta: an increasingly unreliable water supply, a decline in ecosystem health, and a fragile system of levees.


Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

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

Restoring balance will require a combination of new water supply ... address urban systems' challenges and improve supply reliability for small communities, ...


Improving California’s Water Market

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

Water trading and banking will prove important tools to help California bring its ... Surface water purchases are improving supply reliability for farms, ...


What If California’s Drought Continues?

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

SOURCE: California Department of Water Resources. NOTE: Precipitation is measured as the sum of the Northern Sierra 8-station and San Joaquin 5-station ...

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Don’t Count on El Niño to End the Drought

By Jeffrey Mount, Daniel Cayan

Jul 9, 2015 ... Unfortunately, El Niño is an unreliable predictor of winter ... When this happens, the water supply benefits of El Niño are limited.