Research Projects

California’s Drought: Causes, Consequences and Policy

California’s Drought: Causes, Consequences and Policy (co-sponsored by American Geophysical Union, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, & NASA) In April 2015 Water UCI held a 3-day conference with faculty from nine UC campuses, public officials, water managers, and UCI graduate students to explore the underlying causes and significance of California’s current drought. Led by UCI [...]

California’s Drought: Causes, Consequences and Policy 2018-07-07T20:17:52-07:00

The Water-Energy Nexus: Capturing the Benefits of Integrated Resource Management for Water & Electricity Utilities and their Partners

The Water-Energy Nexus: Capturing the Benefits of Integrated Resource Management for Water & Electricity Utilities and their Partners [co-sponsored by UCOP & U.S. Department
of Energy].In June 2015, Water UCI hosted a 60+ participant workshop with energy and water utility managers, regulatory agencies, and universities from throughout the Western U.S. Collaborators from key UCI programs (WEX [...]

The Water-Energy Nexus: Capturing the Benefits of Integrated Resource Management for Water & Electricity Utilities and their Partners 2018-07-07T20:17:45-07:00

Network for Water in European Regions and Cities (NetwercH2O)

Network for Water in European Regions and Cities (NetwercH2O) Water UCI was invited to join this EU association of municipal and regional governments in 2014. NetwercH2o’s objective is promoting sustainable urban water management by serving as a forum for research in Europe, Israel, and Jordan. There is high interest in our work on the water-energy [...]

Network for Water in European Regions and Cities (NetwercH2O) 2018-07-07T20:17:22-07:00

Working Together on Water and Energy – A framework for collaboration between Tel Aviv University and UCI

Working Together on Water and Energy - A framework for collaboration between Tel Aviv University and UCI In September 2016, D. Feldman led a delegation to Israel comprised of Professors Tim Bradley (Biology/Salton Sea Initiative), Stanley Grant (Civil & Environmental Engineering/NSF PIRE project), Gudrun Magnusdottir (Earth Systems Science) and Water UCI post-doctoral researcher Shannon Roback [...]

Working Together on Water and Energy – A framework for collaboration between Tel Aviv University and UCI 2018-07-07T20:17:38-07:00

California Energy Commission, “CEC 309″ Climate/Water Initiative

California Energy Commission, “CEC 309" Climate/Water Initiative project. In conjunction with the Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) at UCI Water UCI is helping to determine the breadth and extent of climate change effects on the performance of California’s electricity system as well as the necessary steps for making the electricity system resilient. Water UCI [...]

California Energy Commission, “CEC 309″ Climate/Water Initiative 2018-07-07T20:17:13-07:00

Stormwater Capture barriers – Institutional, Legal, Political

Stormwater Capture barriers – Institutional, Legal, Political Through University Enterprises, Inc. and the State Water Resources Control Board we have been funded to prepare a report on societal barriers to expansion of stormwater capture and use in California, including the level of effort required to surmount them (e.g., Board action, legislative action) and the benefit [...]

Stormwater Capture barriers – Institutional, Legal, Political 2018-07-07T20:16:57-07:00