Public Workshops & Webinars

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


Resources & References

Management Zone Workshops - December 2018

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 (Modesto), and Thursday, December 13, 2018 (Tulare), the Central Valley Salinity Coalition (CVSC) hosted a workshop in each community titled: “A Focus on new Nitrate Regulations, a Pathway Toward Safe Drinking Water.”  The workshops provided an overview of CV-SALTS, and the new nitrate regulations that are expected to be in place sometime in 2019. Below are links to the speaker presentations and copies of the materials provided at the workshop.

New Nitrate Control Program - Fact Sheet

New Salt Control Program - Fact Sheet

Modesto Workshop Program

Modesto Workshop Presentation by Tim Moore and Tess Dunham

Tulare Workshop Program

Tulare Workshop Presentation by Tim Moore and Tess Dunham