Management Agency Agreement

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Surface Water Interagency Process

The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) and DPR have responsibilities to protect water quality from the potential adverse effects of pesticides. SWRCB and DPR signed a Management Agency Agreement (MAA) in 1997. The agreement, along with a companion implementation plan, was developed to coordinate interaction, facilitate communication, promote problem solving, and ultimately assure the protection of water quality. In 2003, additional guidance was developed to provide a framework to cooperatively respond to the presence of pesticides in surface water. An executive charter was developed in 2012 to improve communication at the management level.



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Jennifer Teerlink, Ph.D.
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 445-3195
E-mail: Jennifer.Teerlink@cdpr.ca.gov