Polluted Waters Run Deep
Contamination shuts down wells throughout the Salinas Valley.
Thursday, August 4, 1994
All is not well with Salinas wells. Nitrate contamination forced California Water Service Company to close three wells during the last two weeks of June. Nitrates now joins saltwater intrusion in the pool of area water woes, a situation that has renewed calls for unpopular solutions such as back-flow preventers.
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