Update on the California Drought – May 24

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The Institute’s California Drought Response Group’s latest bi-weekly update explores Governor Brown’s recent executive order reaffirming drought regulations, the concurrent removal of mandatory urban water restrictions across the state, looming La Niña and wildfires, 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.