Pesticide Use Regulations to Protect Groundwater

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Regulations adopted by DPR to protect groundwater from contamination resulting from the use of agricultural pesticides on the Groundwater Protection List (3CCR section 6800[a]) in specified vulnerable areas or throughout California.

Groundwater Protection Areas (GWPAs)

Leaching GWPAs

Runoff GWPAs

Engineered rights-of-way in GWPAs

Approved alternative management practices within GWPAs



Inside canal and ditch banks

Artificial recharge basins

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