Surface Water Protection Program
Urban Surface Water
Protection Regulations, PDF (32 kb) (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.
- DPR Surface Water Protection Regulations 3 CCR Sections 6970 and 6972 (and new definitions added to 3 CCR §6000) Effective July 19, 2012. Presentation by Enforcement Branch. Presentation 59, PDF (4.6 mb)
New regulations and reevaluation notices to registrants to mitigate surface water contamination from pesticide use.
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