Area-wide drainage: Herringbone pattern and interception type systems solve drainage problems
Jewell L. Meyer, University of California.
Clyde E. Houston, University of California, Davis.
California Agriculture 13(7):11-11. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v013n07p11.
Jewell L. Meyer is Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County, University of California. Clyde E. Houston is Extension Irrigation and Drainage Engineer, University of California, Davis.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Nearly 50 acres of apricot trees in the Patterson area of Stanislaus County were killed when the water table rose to within 3' of the surface in 1955. Several hundred additional acres were threatened by a rising water table.
The Patterson Water District was responsible for the tile installation. Stanislaus County Strom Drain Maintenance District No. 1 was responsible for the installation of the monolithic concrete pipe.