The Big Water Supply Shift in California

Groundwater Key to Water Security in California’s Changing Climate

Published Nov 13, 2015


California’s recent struggles with drought have brought state water supplies to unprecedented and dangerously low levels. At the same time, the growing consequences of climate change are becoming increasingly evident, with far-reaching implications for how the state manages its water supplies.

California is increasingly turning to groundwater to meet its water needs. To ensure enough water for generations to come, the focus must shift to make groundwater supplies more reliable and sustainable.

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