Upcoming State Water Resources Control Board Information Meetings

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board), in consultation with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, is required to adopt principles and guidelines for the diversion and use of water for cannabis cultivation. These principles and guidelines will be incorporated into agricultural permits issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture under its commercial cannabis program.

PURPOSE OF MEETINGS:

To provide information on the following:

• State Water Board’s responsibilities with respect to cannabis cultivation.

• State Water Board’s process and timeline for developing interim principles and guidelines for the diversion and use of water for commercial cannabis cultivation.

• How interested parties can provide comments and recommendations.

The first scheduled meeting is August 31st, from 4-6pm at the Ukiah Valley Conference Center, 200 South School Street, in Ukiah Ca. For more information & to see the schedule for more upcoming meetings click on link below.

View meeting announcement flier: Water Board Cannabis Cultivation Meetings