Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc.
Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc., (CCWQP) manages the Cooperative Monitoring Program (CMP) on behalf of irrigated agriculture throughout the Central Coast.
In July, 2004, the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) mandated that all farmers of irrigated land participate in the Ag Waiver. This requires growers to:
CCWQP represents agriculture on the 5th requirement, and provides outreach and education to growers regarding the results of the CMP, in partnership with other agricultural organizations.
For more information on the Ag Waiver please see the Central Coast RWQCB site at http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/centralcoast/