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State Releases Plan to Make Water Conservation a Way of Life

Dan Industry News Release, Water 27 Comments

As Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. ended the drought state of emergency in most of California today, state agencies released a long-term plan to better prepare the state for future droughts and make conservation a California way of life. Building on the successes and lessons learned from California’s five-year drought, the plan establishes a framework for long-term efficient water use …

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Economic Analysis of the 2016 CA Drought for Ag

Dan Drought, Industry News Release 26 Comments

UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences by Josué Medellín-Azuara, Duncan MacEwan, Richard E. Howitt, Daniel A. Sumner, and Jay R. Lund The drought continues for California’s agriculture in 2016, but with much less severe and widespread impacts than in the two previous drought years, 2014 and 2015.  Winter and spring were wetter in the Sacramento Valley, to the extent of …

Economic Analysis of the 2016 California Drought for Agriculture

Dan Drought, Industry News Release, Water 31 Comments

From: UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences (California Water Blog) by Josué Medellín-Azuara, Duncan MacEwan, Richard E. Howitt, Daniel A. Sumner, and Jay R. Lund The drought continues for California’s agriculture in 2016, but with much less severe and widespread impacts than in the two previous drought years, 2014 and 2015.  Winter and spring were wetter in the Sacramento Valley, to the …