Surface Water Protection Program
Back to Surface Water Protection Program
Study plans for monitoring, modeling and research on pesticides in surface
- Study Reports
Study memos contains brief or interim summaries of research studies and study
reports contains full and complete reports of research studies
Data Analysis Reports
Analysis of monitoring and research data of pesticides in surface water.
Staff scientists research studies published in peer-reviewed scientific
These are presentations on surface water pesticide issues.
Scientific posters presented at meetings on pesticides in surface water.
Standard Operating Procedures & Analytical Methods
- Standard Operating Procedures
Detailed guides on environmental sampling procedures, equipment operation, and
field study administrative procedures.
- Analytical Methods
Analytical methods for pesticide residues in air, water, soil, and plant samples.
Environmental Fate and Toxicity
- Environmental Fate Reviews
The physico-chemical properties, fate, transport, degradation, environmental
toxicity and effects of selected pesticides.
- Hazard Assessments to Aquatic
These reports by the California Department of Fish and Game and funded by the
Department of Pesticide Regulation and other agencies assess the hazards and
develop water quality criteria of pesticides on fish, wildlife and aquatic
organisms. These assessments do not necessarily represent the position of the
Department of Pesticide Regulation.
Education & Outreach
Pyrethroid Application Best Practices (Training Video)
A joint production of Pyrethroid Working Group and Department of Pesticide Regulation on pesticide
application techniques both comply with California’s surface water regulations and reduce pesticide runoff
from urban landscapes.
- Rice reports
Various reports of the rice program.1990 to 2002.
- H20 Home to Ocean
The site promotes safe use and disposal of pesticides in homes and gardens to
protect water quality.