Identifying Policies to Mitigate the Costs of Drought

Bruno, Ellen M.

from ARE Update Vol. 25, No. 1, Sep/Oct, 2021

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Abstract

In this article, I discuss past and current strategies to mitigate the costs of drought. Adapting to future droughts will require policy changes that increase the flexibility in use of both surface water and groundwater, particularly from year to year.

Keywords

water scarcity, water markets, water trading, banking, Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)

Citation

Bruno, Ellen M. 2021. "Identifying Policies to Mitigate the Costs of Drought." ARE Update 25(1): 13-15. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/filer/file/1635373235/20250/