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Who Runs Your Water System? UC Davis Research Shows Why Water Governance Matters

Sep 18, 2019

Roughly a million Californians lack access to safe drinking water. And while a scarcity of money or local leadership can stand in the way of fixes, so too can California’s byzantine water management system.

A new article on UC Davis’s California Water Blog shines a light on just how complicated water governance can be and why it matters when it comes to the population served and the likelihood of water violations. For more, listen to this interview with Kristin Dobbin, one of the article’s co-authors and a UC Davis Ph.D. student studying regional water management and drinking water disparities in California.