Public Workshops & Webinars

Regulating Groundwater Quality Across SGMA, CV-SALTS and ILRP - October 2020

An October 28, 2020 panel discussion on how the Irrigated Lands Program (ILRP), the Central Valley Salinity Alternatives for Long-Term Sustainability (CV-SALTS) initiative, and Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) can work together to support water quality improvements across the San Joaquin Valley.

The panelists were:

  • Theresa "Tess" Dunham, Attorney with Kahn, Soares, & Conway LLP
  • Natalie Stork, Chief, Groundwater Management Program at State Water Resources Control Board 
  • Jennifer Clary, California Director, Clean Water Action

The panel was moderated by Daniel Cozad, Executive Director of the Central Valley Salinity Coalition.

Recording of the October 28th webinar available for playback.

Webinar: Salt and Nitrate Compliance - July 2020

On Thursday, July 2, 2020 the Central Valley Salinity Coalition (CVSC) hosted a webinar for municipal and industry leaders and consultants in all disciplines of water resource management.  Participants learned firsthand from people who developed recently approved nitrate and salt permit requirements for the Central Valley, as well as those actively working to implement those requirements locally through the formation of Management Zones.

Click below to review topics presented and discussed during the session.

Slide Presentation - New Nitrate and Salt Permitting Approaches Coming for the Central Valley

Recordings of the Speaker Presentations:

  • Part 1, Introduction and Program Overview - Patrick Pulupa, Executive Officer, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
  • Part 2, Salt Control Program - Daniel Cozad, Executive Director, Central Valley Salinity Coalition
  • Part 3, Nitrate Control Program - Tess Dunham, Attorney, Kahn, Soares & Conway, LLP
  • Part 4, Nitrate Management Zones - Charlotte Gallock, Director of Water Resources, Kings River Conservation District; Parry Klassen, Executive Director, East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition; and J.P. Cativiela, Regulatory Director, Dairy Cares


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