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Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program - Apply for Individual Regulatory Coverage

Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program - Apply for Individual Regulatory Coverage

Individual Dischargers NOT participating in a third-party group

The Notice of Intent provided below is for dischargers who wish to obtain regulatory coverage under the Waste Discharge Requirements General Order (Order R5-2013-0100 or Individual General Order) for Discharges from Irrigated Lands within the Central Valley Region for Dischargers not Participating in a Third-party Group. Do not submit this NOI if you wish to enroll in a coalition group.

The annual fee for the Individual General Order is based on acreage as established in the applicable Fee Regulations. Joining a coalition group will likely be less expensive than enrolling under the Individual General Order. Annual cost breakdown examples are provided below.

Cost examples of 2014 regulatory coverage under the Individual General Order:



Farm Size


Annual Regulatory Fee

Annual Estimated Monitoring
and Reporting Costs


Total Estimated Annual Costs

50 acres
$1,419
$2,771
$4,190

250 acres
$3,883
$13,858
$17,741

Cost examples of 2014 regulatory coverage under the East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition:



Farm Size

Annual Fee for first
year of coalition membership


Annual Fee for following year
Total Annual Costs
(includes monitoring and reporting)

50 acres
$450
$250
$250 - $450

250 acres
$2,300
$1,050
$1,050 - $2,300


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--Web page updated 09/25/2015