On this page, you will be able to download the methodologies associated with novel research products developed for the Drinking Water Tool. The methodologies are available for the Central Valley drought scenario analysis and for layers produced by the Water Equity Science Shop, additional documentation is available in each data layer’s respective metadata file (see Data).

Pace, C., Balazs, C., Cushing, L., Morello-Frosch, R.  (2019) Locating domestic well communities in California: A Methodological Overview. Domestic Well Layer (version 1.0). Prepared by the Water Equity Science Shop, UC Berkeley, CA. Download.

Gailey, R. (2020) California Supply Well Impact Analysis for Drinking Water Vulnerability Webtool.  Prepared by Robert M. Gailey Consulting Hydrogeologist PC. Download.