California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA



The hard work of sustainable groundwater management

By Dr. Erik Porse, CCSC Postdoctoral researcher This article was originally published on the California Water Blog Under California’s new groundwater law, local agencies must adopt long-term plans for sustainably managing basins subject to critical overdraft. Preparing these plans will be challenging, requiring collaboration and compromise among water users accustomed to pumping as they please. Local...

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UCLA pools together data to help inform drought mitigation

By Tetra Balestri, Student Contributor


UCLA report shows 75 percent of Los Angeles County water systems vulnerable to drought, other challenges

Innovative maps in a “Water Atlas” compiled by the Luskin Center for Innovation show which areas are most threatened


IoES Professor Appointed as L.A. County Regional Planning Commissioner

Dr. Stephanie Pincetl has been selected to the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission (RPC) by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. Supervisor Kuehl was recently elected to represent the Third District in Los Angeles County, a region of two million constituents and 431 square miles.