State Water Board Plans Workshop on CV Salt and Nitrate Program

  • by Will Holbert
  • Jun 5, 2019
  • Water News

A July 2 public workshop in Sacramento will invite input on the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s plans to address salt and nitrate control, which the State Water Resources Control Board is considering for approval.

The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board has amended the Sacramento and San Joaquin Basin Plan and the Tulare Lake Basin Plan to incorporate a Central Valley-wide Salt and Nitrate Control Program. The Salt and Nitrate Control Program is intended to provide a framework for the Central Valley Water Board to regulate salt and nitrate while also ensuring that groundwater users whose wells are impacted with nitrates are provided safe drinking water.

The purpose of the workshop is for the State Water Board to receive information from Central Valley Water Board staff and public comments related to the Salt and Nitrate Control Program. The State Water Board may schedule a subsequent meeting to consider approval of the Salt and Nitrate Control Program.

ACWA supports the efforts of local stakeholders to collaborate in development of a long-term, sustainable management program that addresses impacts to drinking water supplies while maintaining a strong economy in the Central Valley.

The July 2 workshop is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Joe Serna Jr. CalEPA Headquarters Building inside the second-floor Coastal Hearing Room, 1001 I Street, Sacramento. The full notice including webcast and a link to related documents is available online.

 

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