Water Boards, CDFW Hosting Cannabis Cultivation Open House in Weaverville on August 21st
This is a press release from the State Water Resources Control Board:
Cannabis cultivators and other interested parties.
The following websites have information regarding ongoing agency efforts related to commercial cannabis cultivation:
State Water Board, Cannabis Programs – General information regarding State Water Board Cannabis Programs. Website: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/cannabis/
State Water Board, Division of Water Rights – Responsible for administering water rights for all surface water diver-sions, as well as diversions from groundwater and all springs for the purpose of commercial cannabis cultivation. Website: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/cannabis/cannabis_water_rights.shtml
State Water Board, Division of Water Quality and the Regional Water Quality Control Boards – Responsible for addressing potential water quality impacts from cannabis cultivation and associated activities on private property.
Division of Water Quality: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/cannabis/cannabis_water_quality.shtml
Regional Boards Map: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/waterboards_map.html
California Department of Fish and Wildlife – Responsible for ensuring cannabis cultivators operate in a manner that is protective of fish and wildlife resources. Website: https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Conservation/Cannabis
Bureau of Cannabis Control – Responsible for issuing cannabis licenses for distributors, dispensaries, transporters, and testing laboratories. Website: http://www.bcc.ca.gov/
California Department of Food and Agriculture – Responsible for licensing cannabis cultivators and establishing a track and trace program. Website: http://calcannabis.cdfa.ca.gov/
California Department of Public Health – Responsible for licensing manufacturers of cannabis products, such as edi-bles. Website: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CEH/DFDCS/Pages/MCSB.aspx
California Department of Pesticide Regulation – Responsible for regulating pesticide use in commercial cannabis cultivation. Website: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/cannabis/index.htm
How to Sign Up for State Water Board’s Email Subscription
To receive additional information about the State Water Board’s efforts related to commercial cannabis cultivation, please subscribe to the State Water Board’s “Cannabis Cultivators” email list under “Water Rights” or “Water Quality” on the fol-lowing webpage: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/resources/email_subscriptions/swrcb_subscribe.shtml
How to Sign Up for California Department of Fish and Wildlife Email Subscription
To receive additional information about Fish and Wildlife’s efforts related to commercial cannabis cultivation, please subscribe to the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s “Cannabis Program” email list under on the following webpage: https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/conservation/Cannabis
If you have questions regarding these workshops, please contact the Cannabis Registration Unit by email at Canna-bisReg@waterboards.ca.gov or by phone at (916) 319-9427.
If you have questions regarding these workshops, please contact Heather McIntire by email at Heather.McIntire@wildlife.ca.gov or by phone at (707) 210-4415.