Water in the West bridges the gap between research and practice to create and promote effective solutions for more sustainable water management in the American West.

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A Stanford University study simulates 65 years of land subsidence, or sinking, caused by groundwater depletion in California’s San Joaquin Valley. The results suggest significant sinking may continue for centuries after water levels stop declining but could slow within a few years if aquifers recover.

There are successful models for leveraging natural systems to improve water quality and supplies, enhance biodiversity and blunt the ravages of wildfires. There’s even something we can learn from beavers.

Stanford research looks at drought, wildfires and smoke and the growing risks of climate change in the Golden State.

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Water in the West bridges the gap between research and practice to create and promote effective solutions for more sustainable water management in the American West.

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SGMA Reports

View our page highlighting SGMA research findings, reports and executive summaries intented to guide, troubleshoot and inform water managers working towards successful SGMA implementation. The resources have been categorized by the following topic areas: understanding SGMAimplementing SGMAleveraging data and addressing issues.

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