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Analysis of the Carmel Valley Alluvial Ground-Water Basin, Monterey County,
 
Analysis of the Carmel Valley Alluvial Ground-Water Basin, Monterey County,
 
California. Sacramento: Monterey Peninsula Water Management District. Report 83-
 
California. Sacramento: Monterey Peninsula Water Management District. Report 83-
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Valley floor. The floor is about 16 miles long and varies in width from 300 to
 
Valley floor. The floor is about 16 miles long and varies in width from 300 to
 
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Revision as of 12:10, 28 March 2019

Summary

The Carmel Valley aquifer lies along the downstream portion of the Carmel River located southeast of the Monterey Peninsula.

The Carmel River drains a watershed area of approximately 250 square miles into the Pacific Ocean at Carmel Bay.[1] The groundwater basin is primarily the Carmel Valley floor. The floor is about 16 miles long and varies in width from 300 to 4,500 feet. [1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kapple, Glenn W., Hugh T. Mitten, Timothy J. Durbin, and Michael J. Johnson. 1984. Analysis of the Carmel Valley Alluvial Ground-Water Basin, Monterey County, California. Sacramento: Monterey Peninsula Water Management District. Report 83- 4280. 45p

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