The Central Coast Water Board will hold two free workshops to discuss the Draft 2017 Agricultural Order. The meeting will:
- Cover requirements of the Draft Ag Order
- Note comparisons between the current and proposed Ag Order
- Provide answers to participant questions
These meetings will be held as follows:
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
City of Santa Maria Public Library
Shepard Hall, First Floor
421 South McClelland Street
Santa Maria, CA
Monday, November 28, 2016
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
UC Cooperative Extension
Agricultural Conference Center
1432 Abbott Street
A third session will be held in December to provide interested parties with information concerning the status of the Draft Ag Order. The session will take place during the December Water Board Meeting and the public may provide oral comment at the December 8 meeting. The meeting will be held at the Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main Street, 4th Floor, Watsonville, CA. The time of this meeting has not yet been posted.
Members of the public may provide written commentary concerning the Draft Ag Order until January 3, 2017. Information concerning written public comments can be found online.
The Central Coast Water Board covers an area roughly extending from Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara in the coastal portion west of the north-south California Aqueduct. A map of the region can be found online.