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Alvar Escriva-Bou
Research Fellow
(916) 440-1125
Water policy, climate change policy
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Alvar Escriva-Bou is a research fellow at the PPIC Water Policy Center. His research explores integrated water, energy, and environmental resources management, including systems approaches, simulation and optimization of economic-engineering models, and climate change analysis. Previously, he worked as a civil engineer, managing and developing large infrastructure projects for local and regional governments and consulting firms in Spain. He holds a PhD and MS in water and environmental engineering and a BS in civil engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia in Spain, as well as an MS in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Davis.
California's Future  January 2017
California’s Water  October 2016
Other Selected Publications
Escriva-Bou, Alvar, Jay R. Lund and M. Pulido-Velazquez, "Optimal Residential Water Conservation Strategies Considering Embedded Energy in California,” in Water Resources Research, 51(6), 4482-4498, June 2015.

Escriva-Bou, Alvar, Jay R. Lund, and Manuel Pulido-Velazquez, "Modeling Residential Water and Related Energy, Carbon Footprint and Costs in California,” in Environ Science & Policy, 50(0), 270-281, June 2015.

Null Sarah E., Josué Medellín-Azuara, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Michelle Lent, Jay R. Lund, "Optimizing the Dammed: Water Supply Losses and Fish Habitat Gains from Dam Removal in California,” in Journal of Environmental Management 136 (2014) 121-131, January 2014.