Groundwater Nitrate / SBX2 1 Project
Groundwater Nitrate / SBX2 1 Project
Groundwater Nitrate / SBX2 1 Project
University of California
Groundwater Nitrate / SBX2 1 Project

UC Davis Report for the SWRCB SBX2 1 Report to the Legislature

Prepared by:

Thomas Harter and Jay R. Lund
(Principal Investigators)

Jeannie Darby, Graham E. Fogg, Richard Howitt, Katrina K. Jessoe, G. Stuart Pettygrove, James F. Quinn, and Joshua H. Viers

Dylan B. Boyle, Holly E. Canada, Nicole DeLaMora, Kristin N. Dzurella, Anna Fryjoff-Hung, Allan D. Hollander, Kristin L. Honeycutt, Marion W. Jenkins, Vivian B. Jensen, Aaron M. King, George  Kourakos, Daniel Liptzin, Elena M. Lopez, Megan M. Mayzelle, Alison McNally, Josue Medellin-Azuara, and Todd S. Rosenstock

With project management support from
Cathryn Lawrence and Danielle V. Dolan

Center for Watershed Sciences • University of California, Davis
Groundwater Nitrate Project, Implementation of Senate Bill X2 1
Prepared for California State Water Resources Control Board • March 2012


Brief (EnglishEspañol) (2 pages)
Executive Summary
 (8 pages)

Main Report (80 pages)

2017 Update: Nitrogen Loading to Groundwater in the Central Valley (CDFA/FREP, 470 MB)  (click here for a 22 MB version without map appendices).

Technical Report 1 - Project and Technical Report Outline (Version July 2012)
Technical Report 2 - Nitrogen Sources and Loading to Groundwater (Version July 2012)
              Appendix - Appendix Figures to Technical Report 2 (Version July 2012) - 84 MB (large file!)
Technical Report 3 - Nitrogen Source Reduction to Protect Groundwater Quality (Version July 2012)
Technical Report 4 - Groundwater Nitrate Occurrence (Version July 2012)
Technical Report 5 - Groundwater Remediation and Management for Nitrate (Version July 2012)
Technical Report 6 - Drinking Water Treatment for Nitrate (Version July 2012)
Technical Report 7 - Alternative Water Supply Options for Nitrate Contamination (Version July 2012)
Technical Report 8 - Regulatory and Funding Options for Nitrate Groundwater Contamination (Version July 2012)

Version Notes:

The July 2012 versions of Technical Reports 1 - 8 supercede the March 2012 versions. The updated versions feature a cover page on each Technical Report, corrections of typographical and grammatical errors, and minor clarifications in the text of the Technical Reports. A separate Appendix compendium has been added to Technical Report 2. No changes have been made to the factual findings of the Technical Reports originally published in March 2012.


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