A social ecological perspective on water resources

A social ecological perspective can make a big difference in how water resources are managed, Dan Stokols, the founding dean of the School of Social Ecology, Chancellor's professor emeritus, and professor emeritus of urban planning and public policy, told The Confluence, a blog for the California Institute for Water Resources.

"When it comes to water, people's acceptance of conservation strategies — like using gray water in municipal water distribution systems — is key. These are attitudinal and cultural issues that will need to shift if we're going to progress toward a more sustainable future," Stokols said.

Read the full interview.