Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP)

Provost & Pritchard staff have worked with clients to comply with the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP) as detailed in the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s General Order R5-2013-0120, "Waste Discharge Requirements General Order for Growers within the Tulare Lake Basin Area that are Members of a Third-Party Group."  Our successful track record includes managing ILRP compliance work with multiple third-party groups representing growers, including the Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority (KRWCA) and Kaweah Basin Water Quality Association (KBWQA). Our staff has a thorough knowledge of existing regulatory requirements and the technical expertise to implement all ILRP components, including developing water quality monitoring programs and managing grower reporting requirements. Provost & Pritchard staff have worked extensively with the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board on behalf of numerous clients including dairies, food processors, and municipalities.


Tasks have included:

  • Grower outreach event coordination and correspondence
  • Groundwater quality assessment
  • Surface water monitoring
  • Agricultural management practices evaluation
  • Regulatory advocacy for member growers
  • Website design and maintenance, database development

Our staff have prepared the following technical reports required by the ILRP:

  • Groundwater Quality Trend Monitoring Workplan (GTM)
  • Sediment Discharge and Erosion Assessment Report (SDEAR)
  • Annual Monitoring Reports
  • Comprehensive Groundwater Quality Management Plan (CGQMP)
  • Surface Water Monitoring Plan (SWMP)
  • Groundwater Quality Assessment Report (GAR)

Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group, 2019