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State Water Board Workshop: Proposed Updates to the Cannabis Policy, Staff Report, and Cannabis Cultivation General Order

This program, which is now in effect, was approved and put into the state’s regulatory code by the Office of Administrative Law on December 18, 2017. The Water Boards Cannabis Cultivation Program has four main components to address potential water quality and quantity issues related to cannabis cultivation. More information on the program components can be found below.

NEW Schedule a Water Rights Cannabis Registration phone appointment here

NEW Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, Staff Information Workshops, Board Workshop, and Public Hearing (Notice)

The State Water Board is accepting public comments on the proposed updates to the Cannabis Policy, Staff Report and Cannabis Cultivation General Order.

The comment period ends at 12:00 P.M. (noon) on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Information on where to submit comments and the workshops and hearings associated with this effort is detailed in the Notice. The three draft documents available for public comment are provided below:

The State Water Board will hold one staff informational workshop and one State Water Board workshop as detailed below.

State Water Board Workshop**

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Directly following the regularly scheduled State Water Board Meeting
Not to start before 1:00 P.M.
Joe Serna Jr. CalEPA Headquarters Building
Coastal Hearing Room
1001 I Street, Second Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

** Oral comments will be accepted and recorded at the Board Workshop and will be entered into the appropriate administrative record.