As California’s water sector aims to increase local resilience, consolidating struggling small water systems with neighboring systems can help increase capacity.

This first-of-its-kind guide illustrates different options to design consolidation projects, provides case studies of successful collaborations and outlines key considerations. The accompanying tool kit contains exercises and resources to help put the information into action.

Authors Include:

  • Kristin Dobbin, postdoctoral fellow
  • Justin McBride, graduate student researcher
  • Gregory Pierce, co-director

Funding Acknowledgments

This guide was made possible through the generous support from the Water Foundation and is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship under Grant No. 2104829.

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