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  • Overview of the Water Boards
    Describing what the State Water Board and the Regional Water Boards do and our goals.

  • Mission of the Regional Water Boards
    To preserve and enhance the quality of California's water resources for the benefit of present and future generations.

  • Function of the Regional Water Boards
    The primary duty of the Regional Board is to protect the quality of the waters within the Region for all beneficial uses. This duty is implemented by formulating and adopting water quality plans for specific ground or surface water basins and by prescribing and enforcing requirements on all agricultural, domestic and industrial waste discharges. Specific responsibilities and procedures of the Regional Boards and the State Water Resources Control Board are contained in the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act., 1.44 MB*, PDF (PDF info).

Central Valley Regional Water Board Information


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--Web page updated 03/06/2015