Membership

Forms - New Members Only

As part of the Waste Discharge Order, all new members are required to complete and sign one time the PNSSNS Membership Form and the Notice of Confirmation (NOC) Form to join the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program.

New Membership Form

2019-2020 PNSSNS Membership Form
2019-20 PNSSNS Membership Form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [520.9 KB]

Notice of Confirmation (NOC) Form

Notice of Confirmation (NOC) 2019
Notice of Confirmation-PNSSNS 5-15-19.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [129.8 KB]

Forms - Continuing Members

Nitrogen Management Plan --> Next Due 2020 (for 2019 crop year)

Annually, all members are required to complete a Nitrogen Management Plan (NMP) which records nitrogen applied and the crop yield at the end of the growing season. Please keep these plans in your files onsite, and refer to them when completing your Nitrogen Management Plan Summary Report.

 

Starting in 2020, all members must complete a Nitrogen Management Plan Summary Report and submit it to PNSSNS.

 

Nitrogen Management Plan Survey (includes worksheet)
Nitrogen Management Plan Survey.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [219.4 KB]
Nitrogen Management Plan Summary Report (if required, is to be submitted annually to PNSSNS)
2015_1223_nmp_sum_rpt.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [158.9 KB]

Farm Evaluation Plan --> Next Due 2022

 

The Farm Evaluation Plan (FEP) is due to PNSSNS every 5 years.

Sediment and Erosion Control Plan

 

Starting in 2018, the completed Sediment and Erosion Control Plan (SECP) forms are to be kept in your files onsite.  Template and instructions:

Sediment and Erosion Control Plan (SECP)
Sediment and Erosion Control Plan.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [574.0 KB]
SECP - Options to Certify - Instructions
SECP options to certify.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [190.6 KB]

PNSSNS is highly encouraging all members to complete a Sediment and Erosion Control Plan (SECP).  Members can "self-certify" their sediment plans by completing the online course during certain times found at Irrigating Lands Regulatory Program (IRLP) Grower Self-Certification Training.

 

Once the short online course is completed, there is a short test and a certificate will be awarded when you pass the test. Please print out the certificate for your records to demonstrate your "self-certification" for your Sediment and Erosion Control Plan. There are professionals that can also complete the Sediment and Erosion Control Plans for you and your operation. Applied Engineering and Geology (AEG), whose owner is also a member of PNSSNS, can assist you among other professionals.

 

Earl Stephens AEG Presentation - Sediment and Erosion Control Plans
Earl AEG Powerpoint - PNSSNS (2018).pptx
Microsoft Power Point presentation [6.0 MB]

The Regional Water Board is actively looking for those not in compliance and sending fine letters to those people that have not joined or are not in compliance with the Waste Discharge Order. PNSSNS provides education and outreach for best management practices with irrigation, pesticide and nutrient applications in order to minimize soil erosion and to continue to protect water quality.

 

Contact PNSSNS if you have any questions:   pnssnssubwatershed@gmail.com or  916-645-1774

 
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