They Said It...

"In the San Joaquin Valley, about 1.5 million of the 5.6 million irrigated acres have drainage-related problems. In Westlands alone, over 200,000 acres have saline groundwater within 10 feet of the soil surface."
From the Westlands Water District website
www.westlands.org on January 24, 2001. (See www.InternetArchive.org )