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Submerged: How a California library was invaded by rising groundwater — and survived.
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  • Taeock Kim, Santa Clara University
  • Leanna Goodwater, Santa Clara University
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American Library Association
The Michel Orradre Library at Santa Clara University in California suffered from a recurring influx of dirty groundwater into its basement, from 1997–2001. A report on this library's flooding problem, its approach to the problem, and lessons learned from the experience is provided.

This is a post-print with pictures added that were taken by Leanna Goodwater.

Citation Information
Kim, Taeock, and Leanna Goodwater. "Submerged: How a California Library Was Invaded by Rising Groundwater - - and Survived." American Libraries 34 (November 2003): 50-52.