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The Sierra Water Workgroup Summit June 2013 Lahontan Regional Water Board. Outline. Overview of the Lahontan Region Mission of the Water Boards Water Board policies to address Sierra agriculture and water quality impacts. Lahontan Region. 600 miles long 33,131 square miles

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outline
Outline
  • Overview of the Lahontan Region
  • Mission of the Water Boards
  • Water Board policies to address Sierra agriculture and water quality impacts
lahontan region
LahontanRegion
  • 600 miles long
  • 33,131 square

miles

  • larger than the

State of Maine

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LahontanRegion
  • About 24% of the landmass of CA
  • < 2% of population
  • Primarily surface water in north basin and groundwater in south basin
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LahontanRegion

Death Valley –282 ft.

Mt. Whitney 14,494 ft.

water resources
Water Resources
  • 700+ lakes
  • 3,000+ miles

of streams

  • 1,500+ sq miles of groundwater basins
  • 2 ONRWs

Mono Lake and Lake Tahoe

  • 15 major watersheds
mission of state and regional water boards
Mission of State and Regional Water Boards

“… preserve, enhance and restore the quality of California’s water resources, and ensure their proper allocation and efficient use for the benefit of present and future generations.”

water board policies to address sierra agriculture and water quality impacts
Water Board policies to address Sierra agriculture and water quality impacts
  • Timber Harvest
  • Grazing
timber waiver
Timber Waiver
  • Conditional
  • Covers timber harvest or vegetation management
  • Only applies to Lahontan Region
bridgeport grazing waiver
Bridgeport Grazing Waiver
  • Conditional
  • Applies to grazing operations on private lands in the Bridgeport Hydrologic Area
  • Water Board tool to address fecal coliform water quality problem
1 million grant opportunity
$1 Million Grant Opportunity
  • First come, first served
  • Grazing Management Practice Implementation and Assessment on private lands in the Lahontan Region
questions comments
Questions/Comments?
  • Douglas Cushman

[email protected]

(530) 542-5417

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