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A Strategic, Connected, and Adaptive California Water Action Plan

In California’s multiple responses to the drought, there is one key initiative that remains relatively unknown: the California Water Action Plan (Plan).1,2 The Plan calls for coordinated action to address the dynamic and interconnected challenges faced by the state’s water system. Thus far, our ability to resolve these challenges has not kept pace with the increase […]

Applying the Connectivity Approach: Kings Basin

Californians have long been pumping water out of the ground for consumption, hygiene, and other domestic uses, as well as to irrigate farms and sports fields. In fact, groundwater accounts for roughly 30% of the state’s water deliveries during normal years. The relative importance of groundwater escalates, however, during times of drought because there often […]