California Water Issues


Event Date: 
September 23, 2013 - 7:00 pm
Event Location: 
40 Highland Ave
Piedmont, CA 94611
United States

Dr. Michael Hanemann, professor of environmental and resource economics at Arizona State University and UC Berkeley, will discuss California water issues at a League of Women Voters of Piedmont event on Monday, September 23, beginning at 7 pm at 40 Highland Ave., Piedmont.

Dr. Hanemann in tie and tortiseshell glasses

Dr. Michael Hanemann

 An economist who specializes in the economics of water and the environment, Dr. Hanemann will focus on agricultural uses of water in California and problems with the current system of water pricing and allocations. He will discuss the history of agricultural water policy in California, the issues of changing supply and demand, the impacts of climate change on water use, and proposals for keeping water supplies viable in the future.

Free and Open to the Public

The meeting is free and open to the public.

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