Evaluation of Existing Agricultural Nitrate Control Programs

This site is intended as a resource for background information and updates for the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Nitrogen Task Force Expert Panel.



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Expert Panel Meetings


Meeting 1: May 5-6, 2014

Meeting 2: May 7, 2014

Meeting 3: May 9, 2014

Meeting 4: June 9, 2014

Meeting 5: June 23, 2014

Meeting 6: July 1, 2014

Meeting 7: July 18, 2014

Meeting 8: August 20, 2014

State Water Board: Sept 23, 2014


Final Report [pdf]

Documents Used During Meetings


Public Comments on Draft Report

Comments & Supporting Files

Official Agendas & Minutes



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Recommendation 14 of the State Water Board’s report to the Legislature was to convene a panel of experts to assess existing agricultural nitrate control programs and develop recommendations, as needed, to ensure that ongoing efforts are protective of groundwater supply quality. The State Water Board has contracted with ITRC in these efforts.