Drought

UC Riverside water brine

Providing clean water for a growing population

A new method to squeeze every drop from brine will alleviate water shortages in arid regions.

Alexis Shusterman Grad Research Day

California’s force for research innovation

UC graduate students visit with lawmakers in Sacramento to share bold ideas for tackling California's big challenges.

UC Davis cattle

UC Davis launches $1.4M project to help Kenya's rural poor

Grant will help develop a set of interventions for poverty and drought.

UC Davis house drought

A house designed for drought

UC Davis students tackle the water crisis in their entry for the Department of Energy’s 2017 Solar Decathlon.

dead oaks California

Drought strikes centuries-old California oaks

An estimated 100 million trees have died during the most severe dry spell in living memory.

Lorenzo Booth UC Merced

Grad student’s water-mapping work leads to national recognition

Using big data to streamline water planning and fight climate change.

UCLA greenhouse gases drought

Pacific Ocean’s response to greenhouse gases could extend California drought for centuries

New study finds similarities between natural forces that warmed California for millennia and greenhouse gases.

UC Riverside wastewater

Helping the state cope with drought using wastewater

A new economic model shows how treatment processes may create a viable, affordable water supply for crops.

Brazil fire UC Irvine

High risk of wildfire projected for Amazon

UC Irvine and NASA forecast suggests greater danger than in past drought years.

UC Davis fire

Burning questions about what forest fires actually do

Wildfires at two UC Davis natural reserves spark scientific exploration into their ecology.

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