Progress on Barrier to Sea Water Intrusion

by A.E. Bruington,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 89-96

Document Type: Journal Paper


Barrier Project provides protection for 11 mi of intrusion area along Santa Monica Beach coast line by injection of imported water; geologic study of area; role of presence or absence of protesting clay cap; costs amount to $5 million including pipe lines, drilling and equipping wells, and providing appurtenant facilities.

Subject Headings: Salt water intrusion | Barrier islands | Coastal management | Beaches | Sea water | Water pipelines | Soil water | Clays

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