Replenishing supply may benefit everyone in the drought-stricken Golden State.
Data will help researchers better understand Lake Tahoe's fragile nearshore.
In 2015, the drought will cost California agriculture $1.84B and 10,100 jobs.
CA&ES researchers are developing and improving technology to help manage California's scarce water resources.
Larger reservoirs do not necessarily lead to increased storage amounts.
Through internships, jobs, and research activities, many of our students receive a hands-on learning experience at UC Davis.
National award recognizes the universities' exceptional collaboration on a multistate research project.
Scientists have identified 181 California dams that may need to increase water flows to protect native fish downstream.
Annual report explains how drought, climate change, and other factors are driving lake changes.
"A significant number of regions in California won't have groundwater available in another generation or two if we continue business as usual." -- UC Davis scientists Thomas Harter and Helen Dahlke.
Drought could cost the industry $1.7 billion and loss of 14,500 jobs this year.
Pressure chambers that measure plant water stress are part of the interactive website.
Experts available to the media: drought and water-supply issues in California.
To conserve water, turn off irrigation sprinklers after rainfall when soil is wet.
Our scientists are engaged in wide-ranging efforts to address California’s severe drought. This work is helping the state’s fruit and vegetable farmers stretch limited water supplies, rangeland cattle ranchers in need of management information, and urban dwellers seeking water-saving landscape ideas. Other scientists are monitoring the impact of the critical water shortage on our environment. Here are some examples of what we’re doing to make every drop count.
Ranchers will be immediately impacted by severe drought, and most face lack of forage.
Student organization at UC Davis creates wildlife habitats on campus and off campus.
Customized badges and skill qualifications allow students to develop hands-on professional skills.