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Beyond the Brink

Sustainable Infrastructures

The Sustainable Infrastructures Initiative pursues information technology research in energy, water, and transportation as parts of the...
Roger Bales

Beyond the Brink

Drought, climate change, an aging infrastructure and growing population threaten the water California’s San Joaquin Valley uses to supply most of the nation’s produce and a large proportion of its livestock and dairy. “Adequate water for food for the nation is a water security issue, and it’s also a national security issue,” says UC Merced CITRIS researcher Roger Bales in a new documentary examining water problems and solutions across the United States and globally.

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Photo: Onward California