The Central Coast has a long history of developing innovative private-public partnerships to protect water quality. According to a recent study by the State Water Resources Control Board, the Central Coast region has the highest percentage of acutely toxic waters in the state.

Agricultural Water Quality Alliance (Link)

California Department of Pesticide Regulation, Surface Water Protection Program (Link)

State Water Resources Control Board, Water Issues (Link)

Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (Link)
     Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (Link)
     Nitrate Groundwater Study: Tulare Lake Basin & Salinas Valley (Link