Drainage Problems of the San Joaquin Valley

by William L. Berry,
Edward D. Stetson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 97-106

Document Type: Journal Paper


This paper outlines the geography and geology of the San Joaquin Valley of California, with special emphasis on the factors affecting drainage. Following this, the drainage problems as they exist today are unfolded through a description of the cultural changes that have brought them into sharp focus; and, finally, the objectives and scope of the drainage investigation currently in progress are described.

Subject Headings: Drainage | Geography | Geology | California | United States

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