Op-Ed: Jay Lund: California’s drought and floods are over and just beginning

April 10, 2017 – California is a land of extremes – where preparing for extremes must be constant and eternal. The last six years demonstrated California’s precipitation extremes. From 2012-2015, California endured one of its driest years of record.  2016 was an additional near-average year, classified into drought because water storage levels were so low. […]