Collaborating for Success: Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Implementation
Executive Summary: In August 2014, the California Legislature passed the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), marking a fundamental shift in the management of water resources in California.
Because pesticides are meant to kill living organisms, they are by their nature, toxic. However one chemical — 1,2,3-TCP, or Trichloropropane — was particularly toxic to humans and persistent in the environment.
California is one of only two states that have set enforceable drinking water standards for the chemical perchlorate in drinking water.