State Water Resources Control Board Announces Cannabis Cultivation Workshops

The California State Water Board will host workshops across the state to assist cannabis cultivators with the enrollment process of the Cannabis General Order (General Waste Discharge Requirements and Waiver for Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges of Waste Associated with Cannabis Cultivation Activities) and to obtain water rights under the Cannabis Small Irrigation Use Registration (SIUR) program.
Each workshop is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. with the following agenda: 
  • Policy Overview 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Break for Lunch (on your own) 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 
  • Overview of Statewide Cannabis General Order 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. 
  • Overview of Cannabis SIUR Program 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. 
  • Online Cannabis General Order/SIUR Application Portal 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. 
Workshops are taking place at the following times and places:
December 1, 2017
Central Coast Regional Water Board Office 
Watershed Room 
895 Aerovista Place, Suite 101 
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 
December 6, 2017 
Ukiah Valley Conference Center 
Cabernet Room 
200 South School Street 
Ukiah, CA 95482 
December 8, 2017*
CalEPA Headquarters Building 
Bryon Sher Auditorium 
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor 
Sacramento, CA 95814 
* The Sacramento meeting will be webcast. Information regarding the webcast will be available at
December 13, 2017
Redding Regional Water Board Office 
Gregory Cash Conference Room 
364 Knollcrest Drive, #205 
Redding, CA 96002 
December 15, 2017
Adorni Center Gymnasium 
1011 Waterfront Drive 
Eureka, CA 95501 
December 19, 2017 
Fresno Regional Water Board Office 
Kings, Kern, and Tulare Conference Rooms 
1685 E Street 
Fresno, CA 93706 
Location TBD** 
San Diego, CA 
** Date and/or venue are to be determined (TBD). Updated information will be posted to the State Water Board’s Cannabis Cultivation website.
For questions, please contact the Cannabis Registration Unit at or (916) 319-9427.