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Vector Control

This Vector Control Permit covers the point source discharge of biological and residual chemical pesticides to waters of the U.S. resulting from direct and spray applications for vector control. This permit only covers larvicides and adulticides that are currently registered by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

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Hot News!

On March 1, 2016, the State Water Board reissued the Vector Control in Permit Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ which became effective on July 1, 2016. Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ includes the changes described below:

  • Addition of minimum risk pesticides which are pesticides exempted from Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act requirements when used only in the manner specified by federal regulations.
  • Addition of language that delegates the State Water Board's authority to the Executive Director or his/her designee to:
    • Add active ingredients that are registered by the California Department of Pesticide Regulations for vector control and corresponding receiving water limitations; and
    • Grant a regulatory exception to qualified dischargers from complying with pollutant receiving water limitations pursuant to the California Ocean Plan and/or the Policy for Implementation of Toxics Standards for Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, and Estuaries of California.
  • Water Quality Order 2016-0039-DWQ
  • New Notice of Intent (NOI) Form
  • Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment and Notice of Public Hearing

Current Permit

Fees

  • Fee Schedule (NPDES Permit Fees)
    • Vector Control - See Section 2200(b)(6) for the permit term fee.
    • Other Pesticides Permits - See Category 3 of Section 2200(b)(9) for the base annual fee. Add a 21 percent surcharge for the total annual fee.
  • Please Note: The California Water Code requires the State Water Board to adjust the fees each fiscal year to conform with the revenue levels set forth in the California Budget Act. Thus, the fees could change every year.

Ex Parte Disclosure Requirements for Pending General Orders

  • Any pending Board item is subject to the ex parte communication disclosure requirements of Water Code section 13287. Any communications between interested persons and board members (other than at a noticed board meeting or submitted as a comment letter in compliance with the public notice) must be disclosed by the interested person within seven days of the communication. Sample disclosure forms are available.

    Beginning 14 days before scheduled adoption by the Board, ex parte communications between interested persons and board members concerning any Board item are prohibited.

Notice of Intents (NOI), Pesticide Application Plans (PAP)


Discharger New Notice of Intent (NOI)/ Pesticide Application Plan (PAP) Comments Due Coalition Member
(Y/N)
Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 04/18/16 Y
Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 04/18/16 Y
Colusa Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 04/18/16 Y
Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 04/18/16 Y
Lake County Vector Control District NOI/PAP 04/18/16 Y
Nevada County Community Development Agency Mosquito Control Program NOI/PAP 04/18/16 Y
Sac-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 04/18/16 Y
Tehama County Mosquito Control District NOI/PAP 04/18/16 Y
Turlock Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 04/18/16 Y
Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 04/21/16 Y
Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/05/16 Y
Kings Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/05/16 Y
Santa Clara County Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/05/16 Y
West Side Mosquito & Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/05/16 Y
Sutter-Yuba Mosquito & Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/05/16 Y
East Side Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/05/16 Y
Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/05/16 Y
Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/05/16 Y
Merced County Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/18/16 Y
West Valley Mosquito and vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/18/16 Y
Glenn County Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/18/16 Y
Consolidated Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/18/16 Y
San Bernardino County NOI/PAP 05/18/16 Y
Tulare Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/18/16 Y
Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Delano Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Delta Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Fresno Westside Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Long Beach City DHHS NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Madera County Mosquito & Vector Control District NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Napa County Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Northern Salinas Valley Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 05/30/16 Y
Westlake Lake Management Association NOI/PAP 05/30/16 N
Alameda County Vector Control Services District NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
Burney Basin Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
City of Moorpark NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works NOI/PAP 06/06/16 N
June Lake Public Utility District NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
Naval Base Ventura County Point Mugu NOI/PAP 06/06/16 N
Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program BDA Mammoth Lakes Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
Saddle Creek Community Services District NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
San Diego County Department of Environmental Health - Vector Control Program NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
Santa Cruz County Mosquito and Vector Cotnrol NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
Solano County Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
Ventura County Environmental Health Division NOI/PAP 06/06/16 Y
City of Alturas NOI/PAP 06/13/16 Y
County of El Dorado and Vector Control CSA 3 NOI/PAP 06/13/16 Y
Fresno Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 06/13/16 Y
Oroville Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 06/13/15 Y
San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control NOI/PAP 06/13/16 Y
Rancho Murieta Community Services District NOI/PAP 06/13/16 Y
Riverside County Vector Control Program NOI/PAP 06/13/16 Y
Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 06/15/16 Y
San Francisco County (Agurto Corporation dba. Pestec) NOI/PAP 06/20/16 N
Imperial County Public Health Department Vector Control Program NOI/PAP 06/20/16 Y
Pine Grove Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 06/20/16 Y
Durham Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 06/24/16 Y
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton NOI/PAP 06/27/16 N
San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District NOI/PAP 06/27/16 Y
Los Angeles County West Vector Control District NOI/PAP 06/30/16 Y
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District NOI/PAP 10/03/16 Y

Contacts

AQUATIC ANIMAL INVASIVE SPECIES AND WEED CONTROL PERMITS INFORMATION

Russell Norman
(916) 323-5598
Russell.Norman@waterboards.ca.gov

SPRAY APPLICATIONS AND VECTOR CONTROL PERMITS INFORMATION

Gil Vazquez
(916) 322-1400
Gil.Vazquez@waterboards.ca.gov

General
Information


Philip Isorena
(916) 341-5544
Philip.Isorena@waterboards.ca.gov