What if you don’t join the Coalition?
To comply to the State enforced General Order, you may either join a Coalition or file for an individual permit with Regional Board to participate in the conditional waiver as an individual. The cost for filing as an individual discharger can be considerable.
If a grower would chose to do nothing and not comply, the California Farm Bureau Federation estimates start up costs and monitoring for an individual waiver at $10,000 for the first year and $3000 to $6000 annually thereafter for monitoring and reporting
For more information, please go to our ABOUT page, to see all your options pertaining to the Irrigated Lands Regulator Program.