Coping with the California Drought: 2014-2016

December 08, 2016
Newsha Ajami,  Kim Quesnel,  Patricia Gonzales

Researchers at Water in the West have been named finalists in the Water Data Challenge, a partnership between the State of California and the White House Council on Environmental Quality designed to leverage information technology and available water information to support decisions around California water reliability and sustainability of resources.

The researchers created interactive visualizations that allow users to explore how effectively California water utilities have conserved water over the past 3 years. These visualizations explore water conservation in 2014, 2015 and 2016 in almost 400 utilities from around the state, offering an important perspective of the ongoing drought.