Update on the California Drought – May 10

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The Institute’s California Drought Response Group’s latest bi-weekly update explores water conservations rules, current reservoir and precipitation conditions, tree deaths across the state due to drought and bark beetles, and more.

Read the update here.

View a video of a recent webinar on what California can learn from Australia’s decade-long drought here. The webinar, based on the recent report “Managing Drought: Learning from Australia”, was led by Water Program Director Heather Cooley, Mary Ann Dickinson of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, and Dr. Stuart White of the Institute for Sustainable Futures and outlined how measures implemented by Australia’s four largest cities during an extended period of extreme drought could help California through its current water crisis.