Irrigated lands requirements expanded for East San Joaquin Coalition

Western Farm Press
February 4, 2013

Growers within the East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition (ESJWQC) will be expected to track their nitrogen use and efforts to protect both surface and ground water starting in 2014.

The Central Valley Regional Water Board in December approved new waste discharge requirements (WDRs) for the East San Joaquin River Water Quality Coalition, which runs north and east of the San Joaquin River and south of the Stanislaus River. In the long run, growers are expected to implement best management practices to protect water quality.

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