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Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program - Forms

Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program - Forms and Templates

For questions or more information on the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, please leave a message at (916) 464-4611 and staff will return your call within 48 hours, or email IrrLands@waterboards.ca.gov

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General Forms

  • Apply to join a Coalition Group, The coalition groups work directly with their member growers to assist in complying with requirements by conducting monitoring and preparing regional plans to address water quality problems.
  • Obtain Coverage under Individual Waste Discharge Requirements This option is for dischargers who wish to obtain regulatory coverage under the Waste Discharge Requirements General Order for Discharges from Irrigated Lands within the Central Valley Region for Dischargers not Participating in a Third-party Group.


Under the Waste Discharge Requirements, growers are required to prepare farm plans. Templates approved for Farm Evaluation, Nitrogen Management Plan, Nitrogen Management Plan Summary Report, and Sediment and Erosion Control Plan will be posted here once available.

  • Approved Farm Evaluation Plans for Growers
    The location determines which template should be used. Please see the map below to help you determine which template applies to your parcels.
The location determines which application process applies to your parcels. The map shows the Central Valley in blue, and the Eastern San Joaquin River Watershed in yellow. The Eastern San Joaquin Watershed area includes portions of Stanislaus, Merced, Calaveras, Fresno, and Alpine Counties, as well as the entire counties of Madera, Tuolumne, and Mariposa.

Please click on the map to enlarge.

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--Web page updated 06/01/2017