Surface Water Protection Program
Urban Surface Water
Protection Regulations (effective July 19, 2012)
The regulations identify pesticides that have a high potential to contaminate surface water in outdoor nonagricultural settings, and require pest control businesses, including maintenance gardeners, that apply these pesticides to take actions to minimize that contamination.
- Product Registration Review Process
Methodology and procedures for reviewing pesticide product data submitted for registration. The review focuses on potential impacts of pesticide on surface water quality.
- Dormant Spray Water Quality
Describes DPR activities and publications on protecting surface water from dormant spray runoff.
New regulations and reevaluation notices to registrants to mitigate surface water contamination from pesticide use.
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