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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An op-ed in Smart Water Magazine from Newsha Ajami outlines three transformation ideas to consider as communities rebound from the pandemic, address recent infrastructure failures and plan for the future.

Using a new computer framework, scientists are able to project future floodwaters under a changing climate. The approach could help California water managers plan for and redirect floodwaters toward groundwater aquifers, alleviating both flood and drought risks.

While California’s landmark Sustainable Groundwater Management Act promised comprehensive protection of the state’s groundwater, significant gaps remain in its coverage.

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February 11, 2020

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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