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Documents Transmitted to Expert Panel and/or Used During Meetings

 

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ITRC Presentation to State Water Board - September 23, 2014 Download PDF
Final Report – September 9 Download PDF
Draft Final Report – September 2 updated version Download PDF
Draft Final Report – August 28 version Download PDF
August 20 Meeting:  
Draft Final Report – August 18 version (beginning of meeting) Download PDF
Summary of Comments on Draft Report Download PDF
Rationale for a Shift Change Download PDF
Paradigm Change Download PDF
Draft Final Report – August 20 version (end of meeting) Download PDF
Observations from July 28 Meeting Download PDF
Agricultural Expert Panel Draft Report to the State Water Board Download PDF
July 1 Meeting:  
Draft Final Report – June 28 version Download PDF
Draft Final Report – June 29 version (beginning of meeting) Download PDF
Draft Final Report – July 1 version (end of meeting) Download PDF
June 23 Meeting:  
Summary of Points from June 9 Meeting – June 16 version Download PDF
Expert Panel Initial Responses to 13 Questions – June 23 version Download PDF
Summary of Points from June 9 Meeting – June 23 version Download PDF
June 9 Meeting:  
Background Information Given to Panel Download PDF
Expert Panel Initial Responses to 13 Questions Download PDF
Expert Panel Report Start Download PDF
Advisory Committee Consensus Recommendations to the Expert Panel Download PDF

 

 

Presentations

 

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Clay Rodgers and Joe Karkoski, Central Valley RWQCB and Angela Shroeter, Central Coast RWQCB Download PDF Download PowerPoint
Dr. Amrith Gunasekara, California Department of Food and Agriculture Download PDF Download PowerPoint
Dr. Amadou Ba, California Department of Food and Agriculture Download PDF Download PowerPoint
Parry Klassen, East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition Download PDF Download PowerPoint
Dr. Joel Kimmelshue, Land IQ Download PDF Download PowerPoint
Chris Kapheim, Alta Irrigation District Download PDF Download PowerPoint

Dr. Ken Baerenklau, UC Riverside

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Hung Le, Paramount Farming Company

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Dr. Robert Mikkelson, International Plant Nutrition Institute Download PDF Download PowerPoint
Dr. Thomas Harter, UC Davis Download PDF Download PowerPoint
Dr. Toby O'Geen, UC Davis Download PDF Download PowerPoint

 

 

 

 

Submitted Comments and Supporting Documents Prior to Draft Report

 

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Anonymous Download PDF
Dr. Ken Baerenklau (UC Riverside) Download PDF
Nicole Bell (Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority) Download PDF
Bob Blakely (California Citrus Mutual) Download PDF
J.P. Cativiela (Dairy Cares) Download PDF

Dr. David Cehrs (Kings River Conservation District Board)

 
Paper: Easton, CA - Pollutant Plumes Download PDF
NO3 Data from Geotracker Gamma (CDPH) for Upper Kings Basin Download PDF
Casey Creamer (Kings River Water Quality Coalition) Download PDF

Jerry Doyel

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Expert Panel Straw Poll of Five Ideas [Excel]

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Kari Fisher (California Farm Bureau Federation) Download PDF

Paul Giboney (M. Caratan Inc/Columbine Vineyards)

 
Background Download PDF
Comments Download PDF
Dr. Melanie Harrison (NOAA) Download PDF
Bud Hoekstra (Berry Blest Organic Farm) Download PDF
Timothy Johnson (California Rice Commission)
Parry Klassen (East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition)
Casey Creamer (Kings River Water Quality Coalition)
Bruce Houdesheldt (Sacramento Valley Water Quality Coalition)
David DeGroot (Tule Bain Water Quality Coalition)
Gail Delihant (Western Growers Association)
Renee Pinel (Western Plant Health Association)
Joseph McGahan (Westside San Joaquin River Watershed Coalition)
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Pearl Kan (California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.) Download PDF
Joe Karkoski (Central Valley RWQCB)  
East San Joaquin River Watershed WDR Download PDF
East San Joaquin River Watershed WDR - Attachment B Download PDF
San Joaquin River Watershed WDR Download PDF
Parry Klassen (East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition) Download PDF
William Lipe (NH3 Service Company) Download PDF
Gabriele Ludwig and Robert Curtis (California Almonds) Download PDF
Bob Martin (Rio Farms) Download PDF
Kay Mercer (KMI)  
Presentation Graphic Download PDF
Comments Download PDF
Paramount Farming Company Download PDF
John Schaap (Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group)  
Original Comments Download PDF
Groundwater References Download PDF
Kirk Schmidt (Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc.) Download PDF
Angela Schroeter (Region 3 Central Coast WQCB) Download PDF
Steve Shimek (The Otter Project) Download PDF
Abby Taylor-Silva (Grower-Shipper Association of Central California) Download PDF
William Thomas (Best Best & Krieger LLP on behalf of the Southern San Joaquin Valley Water Quality Coalition) Download PDF
Claire Wineman (Grower-Shipper Association of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties) Download PDF
Law Offices of Patrick J. Maloney Download PDF
Additional Details about Questions 3, 4, & 11  
Provided by SWRCB Download PDF
Response from Kirk Schmidt Download PDF
Response from Bob Martin Download PDF
Response from Abby Taylor-Silva Download PDF
George Adam, Grower Download PDF

 

 

 

 

Submitted Public Comments Regarding Draft Report

 

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William Thomas Best Best & Krieger LLP on behalf of the Southern San Joaquin Valley Water Quality Coalition Download PDF
Dennis Chessman California Certified Crop Adviser, Board of Directors Download PDF
Theresa Dunham California Citrus Mutual
California Farm Bureau Federation
California Rice Commission
Dairy Cares
East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition
Sacramento Valley Water Quality Coalition
San Joaquin County and Delta Water Quality Coalition
Western Plant Health Association
Westside San Joaquin River Watershed Coalition
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Kirk Schmidt Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc. Download PDF
Bob Siegfried General Public Download PDF
Bud Hoekstra General Public Download PDF
Robert Abrams General Public Download PDF
Abby Taylor-Silva Grower-Shipper Association of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties and Grower-Shipper Association of Central California Download PDF
Nicole Bell Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority Download PDF
Kay Mercer KMI Download PDF
Phoebe Seaton
Jennifer Clary
Omar Carrillo
Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
Clean Water Action
Community Water Center
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Kimberly Brown Paramount Farming Company LLC Download PDF
Elissa Callman Sacramento River Source Water Protection Program Download PDF
Steve Shimek
Bill Jennings
Pearl Kan
Colin Bailey
Andrew Christie
Kira Redmond
Sara Aminzadeh
Noe Paramo
The Otter Project
California Sportfishing Protection Alliance
California Rural Legal Assistance
Environmental Justice Coalition for Water
Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper
California Coastkeeper Alliance and its 12 member Waterkeepers
California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
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Thomas Harter
Jan Hopmans
Graham Fogg
G. Stu Pettygrove
Patrick Brown
David Smart
Tim Hartz
Jay Lund
William Horwath
Joshua Viers
University of California, Davis Download PDF
Gail Delihant Western Growers Download PDF
Greg Hammett Westside Water Quality Coalition Download PDF
Kenneth Harris, Jr. Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Download PDF
Pamela Creedon Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Download PDF
Bruce Wolfe San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board Download PDF
Ashley Zellmer State Water Resources Control Board Download PDF

 

 

 

Official Agendas

 

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Meeting #1: May 5-6, 2014 - San Luis Obispo Download PDF Download PDF
Minutes - May 5-6 Meeting Download PDF  
Meeting #2: May 7, 2014 - Tulare Download PDF Download PDF
Minutes - May 7 Meeting Download PDF  
Meeting #3: May 9, 2014 - Sacramento Download PDF Download PDF
Minutes - May 9 Meeting Download PDF  
Meeting #4: June 9, 2014 - San Luis Obispo Download PDF Download PDF
Minutes - June 9 Meeting Download PDF  
Meeting #5: June 23, 2014 - San Luis Obispo (UPDATED) Download PDF Download PDF
Meeting #6: July 1, 2014 - San Luis Obispo Download PDF  
Meeting #7: July 18, 2014 - Sacramento Download PDF Download PDF
Advisory Committee Meeting: July 28, 2014 - Sacramento Download PDF Download PDF
Meeting #8: August 20, 2014 - San Luis Obispo Download PDF Download PDF