Agricultural Water Quality


The County Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures regulates agricultural facilities that are designated as high priority commercial facilities. These include:

Nurseries and Greenhouses

Agricultural Pest Control Businesses

Structural Pest Control Businesses

Golf Courses



  County Ordinance

In 2007, the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board adopted Order R9-2007-0001, which requires the County and other land use jurisdictions in the region to reduce the discharge of pollutants in local waterways.

Watershed Protection, Stormwater Management, & Discharge Control Ordinance

County of San Diego Stormwater Standards Manual 


Stormwater Training

Stormwater Training Manual  (pdf)

Entrenamiento sobre el Agua de Lluvia (pdf)

Stormwater Training Record Form (pdf)

Stormwater Annual Review Guidelines and Form (pdf)

Stormwater - Nurseries & Greenhouses

       San Diego County Department of Public Works - Landscaping

Farming Information

Sedimentation From Agricultural Operations (pdf)