Salton Sea Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 25 USCS § 1778a (3) [Title 25. Indians; Chapter 19. Indian Land Claims Settlements; Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians Claims Settlement], the term Salton Sea means “the inland body of water located in Riverside and Imperial Counties which serves as a drainage reservoir for water from precipitation, natural runoff, irrigation return flows, wastewater, floods, and other inflow from within its watershed area.”