Friends of Toppenish Creek

As a Public Service, to assist the work of the Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Management Area, Friends of Toppenish Creek will post relevant material for the GWMA Regulatory Work Group on this page.

Meeting Summaries & Presentations for the GWMA Regulatory Framework Group

February 12, 2014

Discussion of Purpose Statement and HDR Technical Memorandum #1, Regulatory Review

April 17, 2014

Presentation by Assistant Attorney General Phyllis Barney re Washington Water Law

August 11, 2014

Discussion of funding proposals

November 12, 2014

Planning for Study Sessions


December 16, 2014

Planning for presentations. Discussed Questions for Presenters

February 19, 2015

Presentations by EPA, Ecology & DOH. Introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act

February 26, 2015

Review of Study Session #1

April 2, 2015

Discussed Timeline, Elected New Chair

April 23, 2015

Presentation by the Natural Resources Conservation Services

May 13, 2015

Discussed Planning, Goals & Objectives

June 10, 2015

Presentation by WSDA DNMP and the South Yakima Conservation District

August 12, 2015

Presentatino by the WSDA Dairy Nutrient Management Program

September 9, 2015

Presentations on Composting, Biosolids, Underground Injection Wells and the CAFO NPDES General Permit

October 14, 2015

Yakima County Presentation on the Growth Management Act


November 18, 2015

Yakima County Presentation on SEPA

 January 13, 2016

Planning & Brainstorming

February 17, 2016

Ecology Presentation on Surface Minining, Atmospheric Deposition, and the WA State Waste Discharge Permit Program


March 9, 2016

Presentations by the Roza-Sunnyside Irrigation Districts and the Yakama Nation

April 13, 2014

Presentation by WSDA Chemigation & Fertigation

Work Group Materials

Regulations by Source

General Summary of Regulations

Regulatory Framework Relevant to Irrigated Ag

Regulatory Framework Relevant to RCIM

Regulatory Framework Relevant to CAFO/Livestock

Effectiveness of Regulations


A Summary of the Laws Relating to CAFO Livestock

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