1946 Report on Salinas Basin, Bulletin No. 52

1946 Report on Salinas Basin, Bulletin No. 52

Description

A 1946 report on the investigation on the intrusion of saline water in the ground water supply utilized for irrigation, domestic and industrial purposes in the lower reaches of the Salinas Basin, noting that there had been sone abandonment of wells in near the Monterey Bay shore due to excessive salinity as early as 1938. The report covered the conditions in the Salinas Basin and presented conclusions that would form the basis of the ultimate design of a plan for the correction of the conditions existing in the basin.