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Workshop on Using Water for Frost Protect Tues, Apr 7

CORRECTION – Workshop will commence Tuesday, April 7, 2009  (not 4/11)
no earlier than 11 a.m. following the State Water Resources Control Board’s Board Meeting.

State Water Resources Control Board
Division of Water Rights
1001 I Street, 14th Floor ♦ Sacramento, California 95814 ♦ 916.341.5300
P.O. Box 2000 ♦ Sacramento, California 95812-2000
Fax:  916.341.5400 ♦ www.waterrights.ca.gov

Linda S. Adams
Secretary for
Environmental Protection
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Governor

NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOP

Workshop to Receive Information regarding the Need for and the
Effect of Water Diversions for Purposes of Frost Protection in
Mendocino and Sonoma Counties

Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Workshop will commence
no earlier than 11 a.m.

following the State Water Resources Control Board’s Board Meeting

in the
Coastal Hearing Room
Joe Serna, Jr./Cal-EPA Building
1001 I Street, Second Floor
Sacramento, CA

SUBJECT OF WORKSHOP

The purpose of this workshop is for the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) to receive information regarding the need for and the effect of water diversions for purposes of frost protection of crops.  After receiving information on the status of Russian River salmonids, the impact of water diversions, voluntary actions to address impacts, and grower issues related to frost events, the State Water Board may provide direction to staff regarding future activities.  Alternative actions may include support for voluntary actions, development of regulations or some other direction.