The ultimate California water cheat sheet

California_water_explained_2dThere’s only so many acre-feet of water jargon the public can absorb during a drought. Here’s a primer that avoids wading into cubic-feet-per-second, appropriative water rights, overdraft, conjunctive water use and the like.

Further reading

http://CaliforniaWaterBlog.com

Hanak, et al. 2011, Managing California’s Water: From Conflict to Reconciliation, Public Policy Institute of California

http://mavensnotebook.com

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8 Responses to The ultimate California water cheat sheet

  1. Phil Isenberg says:

    You are having alltogether too much fun! Thank you.

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  3. Yaney LA MacIver says:

    What is missing is a Flows to the Sea at LA.

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    • jaylund says:

      I thought about a “Pee to the Sea” flow from Southern California, but decided this would be too rude. Pundit wisdom these days holds that this will eventually be treated for reuse anyway.

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  5. Mike Vilhauer says:

    Finally, something even us knuckleheads can understand about the “mega, worst ever, really, really bad” drought!

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