Archive Tag: Water

UCLA’s Luskin Center for Innovation will conduct a statewide water needs analysis of the systems that provide drinking water to Californians. The analysis, which is funded by a $3 million contract with the California State Water Resources Board, will help ensure access to clean and affordable drinking water across the state of California.

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Daniel Swain, climate scientist within UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about Southern California’s Prado Dam, which was recently upgraded to the “high urgency” risk category by the U.S. Army Corps. Federal engineers are concerned that a significant flooding event could compromise the dam’s spillways, threatening Orange County communities.

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