Effects of increasing drainage in the San Joaquin Valley
Blaine R. Hanson, University of California
California Agriculture 38(10):40-41. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v038n10p40.
Blaine R. Hanson is Irrigation and Drainage Specialist, Cooperative Extension, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis.
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Most soil salinity problems in the San Joaquin Valley are directly related to shallow saline water tables. Where no such water tables exist, soil salinity problems usually do not occur, because irrigation water used in the Valley is generally very low in salts.