The Cost of Alternative Water Supply and Efficiency Options in California

Published: October 2016

Authors: Heather Cooley and Rapichan Phurisamban

Pages: 30



This report is the first comparative analysis of water supply and demand management strategies for localities in the State of California. Local governments can use this report as a guide to determine the most appropriate water management options for their given location. The authors detail the most effective strategies to both increase local water supplies and reduce water demand in urban areas, and conclude that California can best meet its crucial water supply and demand management goals with a portfolio of highly efficient strategies that are tailored to local conditions.


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