The State Water Resources Control Board is updating the Sacramento-San Joaquin River BayDelta Water Quality Control Plan—a review of water quality standards, including instream flow requirements.

Unimpaired Flow Standards

The Regional Water Quality Control Boards  regulate discharges from irrigated agricultural lands to surface water and groundwater through the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program. 

Irrigated Lands

Regulatory Program

 SGMA is the most significant change to water law in a century and will significantly impact farmers and ranchers throughout California during the next 50 years.     

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act