UCLA researchers show increasingly destructive wildfires pose new threats to water supply

Publication: The LA Times 

UCLA Expert: UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA Department of Geography  

Synopsis: The Los Angeles Times recently published a story focused on new UCLA-led research. The study shows how wildfire increases are making water systems more unpredictable. 

UCLA News: “Already diminished by drought and extreme heat, California’s water supply will face yet another peril as wildfires continue to incinerate ever larger areas of forested land ... researchers determined that increasing forest fire activity is ‘unhinging’ western U.S. stream flow from its historical predictability.”  

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