Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program - Litigation & Petitions

Litigation & Petitions

  • Litigation
    The Sacramento County Superior Court hearing on the Program Environmental Impact Report and the short-term renewal of the conditional waiver took place on 29 March 2013 (Case No. 34-2012-80001186-CU-WM-GDS). On 21 May 2013, the Court issued a final ruling, and on 15 June it issued a peremptory writ of mandate directing the Central Valley Water Board to take all necessary actions to bring the ILRP into compliance with the State Water Board's Nonpoint Source Policy and Resolution 68-16 (Antidegradation Policy). The Court has directed that these actions be completed no later than 14 January 2015. The documents associated with the case can be found at:
    https://services.saccourt.ca.gov/PublicCaseAccess/ (enter the case number).
    (from 25/26 July 2013 Executive Officer's Report)

  • Petitions on Eastern San Joaquin River Watershed Agricultural Order SWRCB/OCC Files A-2239(a)-(c))
    Three separate petitions were filed with the State Water Resources Control Board regarding the board's adoption of the "Waste Discharge Requirements General Order for Growers within the Eastern San Joaquin River Watershed that are Members of the Third-Party Group" (Resolution No. R5-2012-0116). Those petitions are identified as A-2239(a); A-2239(b); A-2239(c) and can be found at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/public_notices/petitions/water_quality/petitions.html

  • Petitions on Western San Joaquin River Watershed Agricultural Order SWRCB/OCC File A-2292
    On 7 February 2014, a petition was filed with the State Water Resources Control Board regarding the board's adoption of the "Waste Discharge Requirements General Order for Growers within the Western San Joaquin River Watershed that are Members of a Third-Party Group" (Order No. R5-2014-0002). The petition is identified as A-2292 and can be found at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/public_notices/petitions/water_quality/petitions.html

  • Petition on San Joaquin County and Delta Area Agricultural Order SWRCB/OCC File A-2301
    On 11 April 2014, a petition was filed with the State Water Resources Control Board regarding the board's adoption of the "Waste Discharge Requirements General Order for Growers within the San Joaquin County and Delta Area that are Members of a Third-Party Group" (Order No. R5-2014-0029). The petition is identified as A-2301 and can be found at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/public_notices/petitions/water_quality/petitions.html

  • Petition on Sacramento River Watershed Agricultural Order SWRCB/OCC File A-2302
    On 11 April 2014, a petition was filed with the State Water Resources Control Board regarding the board's adoption of the "Waste Discharge Requirements General Order for Growers within the Sacramento River Watershed that are Members of a Third-Party Group" (Order No. R5-2014-0030). The petition is identified as A-2302 and can be found at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/public_notices/petitions/water_quality/petitions.html

  • Petitition on Tulare Lake Basin Area Agricultural Order SWRCB/OCC File A-2278(a)-(c)
    Three separate petitions were filed with the State Water Resources Control Board regarding the Board's adoption of the "Waste Discharge Requirements General Order for Growers within the Tulare Lake Basin Area that are Members of a Third-Party Group" (Order R5-2013-0120). Those petitions are identified as A-2278(a); A-2278(b); A-2278(c) and can be found at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/public_notices/petitions/water_quality/petitions.html

  • Petitions on Central Valley Individual Agricultural Order SWRCB/OCC File A-2269 & A-2278(a)
    Two separate petitions were filed with the State Water Resources Control Board regarding the Board's adoption of 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" (Order R5-2013-0100). Those petitions are identified as A-2269 and A-2278(a) and can be found at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/public_notices/petitions/water_quality/petitions.html