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Subject

A 1946 18-month investigation summary concerning the intrusion of saline water in the ground water supply utilized for irrigation, domestic and industrial purposes in the lower Salinas Basin near Monterey Bay.

Description

This joint 1946 18-month investigation of the Salinas Basin by the State Department of Water Resources and the County of Monterey deals with conditions in the lower Salinas River Basin near Monterey Bay due to saline water intrusion into the groundwater supply that was utilized for irrigation, domestic and industrial purposes. The report discusses the history of the basin, a description of the Salinas Valley, sub-basins, inflow and outflow, crops, wells, percolation, underground hydrology, quality of water, evaluation of water problem, methods of conservation, proposed solution and legal considerations.

Source

State of California, Department of Public Works, Division of Water Resources

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Language

English

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Education | Law | Life Sciences | Physical Sciences and Mathematics | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Original Format

Paper

Document Type

Book