University of California

Effects of increasing drainage in the San Joaquin Valley


Blaine R. Hanson

Author Affiliations

Blaine R. Hanson is Irrigation and Drainage Specialist, Cooperative Extension, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 38(10):40-41. DOI:10.3733/ca.v038n10p40. October 1984.

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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.

Hanson B. 1984. Effects of increasing drainage in the San Joaquin Valley. Hilgardia 38(10):40-41. DOI:10.3733/ca.v038n10p40
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