California Institute for Water Resources
California Institute for Water Resources
California Institute for Water Resources
University of California
California Institute for Water Resources

California Institute for Water Resources

Water & drought information

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California’s academic institutions serve as a tremendous resource on water issues.

Visit our drought and water management pages for events, experts, and informational resources.

 

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Fulfilling our mission

"A reliable supply of water for drinking, growing food and sustaining our natural resources remains one of California's greatest challenges. UC's California Institute for Water Resources is vital to integrating California's research, extension, and education programs to help mitigate current water-related issues and develop practical long-term solutions."

Secretary Karen Ross, California Department of Food and Agriculture 

Projects that make a difference

Agricultural groundwater banking in alfalfa

Feasibility of recharging groundwater in alfalfa fields.
Habitat restoration impacts on salmon and water management

Habitat restoration impacts on salmon and water management.
Groundwater dynamics after California drought

Groundwater dynamics after California drought.
Fish habitat response to streamflow augmentation

Fish habitat response to streamflow augmentation.
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