Project Description

Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP)

Provost & Pritchard staff have worked with clients to comply with the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP) as detailed in the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s General Order R5-2013-0120, “Waste Discharge Requirements General Order for Growers within the Tulare Lake Basin Area that are Members of a Third-Party Group.” Our successful track record includes managing ILRP compliance work with multiple third-party groups representing growers, including the Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority (KRWCA) and Kaweah Basin Water Quality Association (KBWQA). Our staff has a thorough knowledge of existing regulatory requirements and the technical expertise to implement all ILRP components, including developing water quality monitoring programs and managing grower reporting requirements. Provost & Pritchard staff have worked extensively with the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board on behalf of numerous clients including dairies, food processors, and municipalities.

Tasks have included:
Grower outreach event coordination and correspondence
Groundwater quality assessment
Surface water monitoring
Agricultural management practices evaluation
Regulatory advocacy for member growers
Website design and maintenance, database development
Our staff have prepared the following technical reports required by the ILRP:
Groundwater Quality Trend Monitoring Workplan (GTM)
Sediment Discharge and Erosion Assessment Report (SDEAR)
Annual Monitoring Reports
Comprehensive Groundwater Quality Management Plan (CGQMP)
Surface Water Monitoring Plan (SWMP)
Groundwater Quality Assessment Report (GAR)

Project Details

DATE

2014-current

LOCATION

Tulare County, California
Kern County, California

CLIENT

Kaweah Basin Water Quality Association

Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority

SERVICE CATEGORY

Groundwater Quality Assessment
Grower Outreach
Surface Water Monitoring
Reporting