Putting California's Latest Drought in Context
Ellen Hanak and Jeffrey Mount
California's latest drought has focused attention on water management practices and policies. This article describes how the system has adapted to managing water scarcity and recurring droughts. It identifies some of the early lessons learned, including promising ways to adapt to water scarcity and areas of continued vulnerability.
California agriculture, 2015 drought, California water supply system, climate change, groundwater management, Delta
Ellen Hanak and Jeffrey Mount. 2015. "Putting California's Latest Drought in Context." ARE Update 18(5): 2-5. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.