Project Description: Phase 1 Beneficial Use & Objectives Study (BUOS) - CV-SALTS began data gathering and Geographic Information System (GIS) development efforts through the implementation of the Phase 1 BUOS. This project included three tasks: (a) Identification of existing and potential beneficial uses in the Central Valley which included development of GIS mapping layers showing beneficial use categories assigned to surface water and groundwaters; (b) compilation of data for use in the development of the beneficial use map layers; and (c) completion of a literature review of criteria related to salt and nutrients and protection of various beneficial uses.

Project Status: Project was completed in September 2010


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Central Valley Salinity Coalition

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