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Central Valley Pyrethroid Pesticides TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment

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The goal of this project is to develop an amendment to the Basin Plan for Regional Board consideration. The amendment will be designed to establish water quality objectives and a program of implementation for the control of pyrethroid pesticides that are impacting or could potentially impact aquatic life uses in surface waters in the Sacramento and San Joaquin River watersheds of the Central Valley. The amendment will also be designed to establish Total Maximum Daily Loads for waterbodies that are listed for pyrethroids on the Clean Water Act Section 303(d) list, and establish provisions to address and/or prevent future pyrethroid listings. For additional information, please contact Tessa Fojut at (916) 464-4691 or by e-mail at tfojut@waterboards.ca.gov or Danny McClure at (916) 464-4751 or dmcclure@waterboards.ca.gov.

Public Notices

  • 16 January 2015 Notice of Public Solicitation
    Data on the aquatic toxicity of pyrethroid pesticides must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m.,February 20, 2015 to be considered in the development of the Central Valley Pyrethroid Pesticides TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment.

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