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Peak Water

  • The Untapped Potential of California’s Water Supply

    California could be saving up to 14 million acre-feet of untapped water – providing more than the amount of water used in all of California’s cities in one year – with an aggressive statewide...»

  • A Twenty-First Century U.S. Water Policy

    In the new book A Twenty-First Century U.S. Water Policy, published by Oxford University Press, Pacific Institute researchers present clear and readable analysis and recommendations for a new federal water policy to confront our...»

  • California’s Next Million Acre-Feet: Saving Water, Energy, and Money

    A new analysis from the Pacific Institute recommends specific actions that can annually save a million acre-feet of water quickly and at a lower economic and ecological cost than developing new supplies. The assessment...»

  • Peak Water

    To judge from recent media attention, the finite supply of freshwater on Earth has been nearly tapped dry, leading to a natural resource calamity on par with, or even worse than, running out of...»

  • Energy Down the Drain: The Hidden Costs of California’s Water Supply

    Published: August 24, 2004 Authors: Gary Wolff, Ronnie Cohen, Berry Nelson  As California’s electricity demand sets record highs and the Southwest is parched by drought, Energy Down the Drain: The Hidden Cost of California’s Water Supply by...»