Pumping for the masses: evolution of groundwater management in metropolitan Los Angeles

@article{Porse2016PumpingFT,
  title={Pumping for the masses: evolution of groundwater management in metropolitan Los Angeles},
  author={Erik Porse and Madelyn Glickfeld and Keith Mertan and Stephanie Pincetl},
  journal={GeoJournal},
  year={2016},
  volume={81},
  pages={793-809}
}
Groundwater supports many aspects of human life. In cities, groundwater can provide a cost-effective source of water for drinking and industrial uses, while groundwater basins provide storage. The role of groundwater in a city’s water supply tends to change over time. In the Los Angeles metropolitan area, groundwater is critical. Over decades, users in the region’s many basins allocated annual pumping rights to groundwater among users through adjudications. These rights were determined through… CONTINUE READING