The collection consists of materials covering various saline water barrier plans for San Francisco Bay, with emphasis on the
During the early 20th century, San Francisco Bay Area officials considered many different ideas for solving a variety of
problems, including a dwindling supply of fresh water, congested roadways, insufficient means to handle trans-bay traffic,
and the encroachment of saline waters into the upper San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. In response to
these problems, several visionary individuals and groups developed multi-purpose plans for the area.
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