104th ACSA Annual Meeting Proceedings, Shaping New Knowledges

The Continental Compact

Annual Meeting Proceedings

Author(s): Derek Hoeferlin, Emily Chen, Ian Caine, Pablo Chavez & Tiffin Thompson

The drought crisis in California is first and foremosta political crisis. Decades of public policyhave created a system of massive water conveyance,fostering and maintaining a fundamentalmisalignment between the supply anddemand of water. The untenable status quo inCalifornia is maintained through an elaborateslew of public policies, designed to supporta system of water-trading between westernstates in areas like the Colorado River Basin.

Volume Editors
Robert Corser & Sharon Haar