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401 Water Quality Certification and Wetlands Program (401 WQC)


California Integrated Water Quality System Project (CIWQS)

Cannabis Cultivation Regulatory Programs

Clean Beaches & Ocean Standards


Climate Change

Composting Facilities

Data and Databases

Drinking Water Programs

Education and Public Outreach

Fresh Water and Estuary Standard Lands



Nonpoint Source

Operator Certification

Peer Review


Quality Assurance/Quality Control

Storm Water

Storage Tanks


Waste Disposal

  • Land Disposal Program - California Code of Regulations (CCR) Title 23, (Chapter 15) contains the regulatory requirements for hazardous waste. CCR Title 27, contains the regulatory requirements for wastes other than hazardous waste

Water Quality Assessment

  • California Integrated Report - includes the Clean Water Act Section 303(d) List and Section 305(b) Report.
  • A Compilation of Water Quality Goals
    Numeric water quality thresholds from the literature for over 860 chemical constituents and water quality parameters. The text of the report explains, with examples, how these thresholds may be used to assess protection of beneficial uses of water resources in the context of California's quality standards. A summary of relevant statutes, regulations, plans, and policies and links to original references are included.

Water Quality Monitoring

Water Recycling

Water Rights