Regulations adopted by DPR to identify potential ground water contaminants and implement pesticide use restrictions to protect ground water in vulnerable areas of California.
- Potential pesticide contaminants
Regulations to identify pesticides that have the potential to pollute ground water based on their chemical properties and labeled uses.
- Pesticide use regulations to protect ground
Regulations to protect ground water from contamination resulting from agricultural, outdoor industrial and outdoor institutional use of pesticides.
- Backflow prevention and chemigation safety information
Resources for growers, pesticide applicators, pest control advisers, and county agricultural commissioners to protect ground water from pesticides during mixing and loading operations, and from pesticides applied through irrigation systems.
- Wellhead protection
Regulation to prevent the contamination of ground water through unprotected wellheads. Restricts pesticide handling practices within 100 feet of any unprotected wellhead unless certain criteria are met. Prohibits the use of preemergent herbicides between a berm and the wellhead.
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