Ground Water Sampling

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DPR obtains ground water sampling data from other public agencies and through its own sampling program. DPR attempts to confirm detections reported by other agencies through follow-up sampling. These data are reported annually along with the actions taken by DPR and the State Water Resources Control Board to protect ground water from contamination by agricultural pesticides.

DPR samples ground water to determine (1) whether pesticides with the potential to pollute ground water are present in ground water, (2) the extent and source of pesticide contamination, and (3) the effectiveness of regulatory mitigation measures.

For content questions, contact:
Craig Nordmark
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 324-4138