A social ecological perspective on water resources

  • Dan Stokols

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 and a Chancellor's professor emeritus, 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.