Publication | May 15, 2000

Comments on the Salton Sea Restoration Project

This document contains comments submitted by the Pacific Institute on the Salton Sea Restoration Project and on the January 2000 draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (DEIS) and supporting documents.

Publication | February 15, 2000

Colorado River Surplus Criteria Proposal

At its upper reaches, the Delta is dominated by vegetation such as cottonwoods and willows, offering more than twice the amount of native riparian habitat found in the entire reach of the river in the United States from Hoover Dam to Morelos Dam. 

Publication | July 29, 1999

ISO Proceedings

On July 29, 1999, the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security hosted a half-day workshop entitled Security ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems and Public Policy.

Publication | January 13, 1999

The Human Right to Water

More than a billion people in the developing world lack safe drinking water – an amenity those in the developed world take for granted.

Publication | January 11, 1999

Sustainable Use of Water: California Water Success Stories

The intense political and legal battles that have characterized California water policy throughout the 20th century have not ended—nor are they likely to end in the near future. But unexpectedly, with little fanfare or attention, California is moving toward more sustainable water management and use.

Publication | September 1, 1998

The World’s Water, Volume 1

The first volume of The World’s Water (1998-1999) includes chapters on the changing global paradigm for water management and use, the environmental implications of large dams, possible consequences of climate change, and the links between water resources and conflict.