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California Natural Resources Agency 2019 Annual Report on the Salton Sea Management Program

California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) | March 1st, 2019

On November 7, 2017, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted an order accepting an agreement defining the state’s commitment to stabilize and manage the Salton Sea to protect public health and critical Pacific flyway habitat.  Order WR 2017-0134 outlined the State Water Board’s oversight role in monitoring and ensuring progress toward the goals of the Salton Sea Management Plan (SSMP), which sets annual milestones for habitat restoration and dust-suppression projects over the next 10 years. 


Colorado River, ecosystem restoration, fugitive dust, pollutants, salinity, Salton Sea, water quality