Agricultural Water Quality

The Agricultural Water Quality Program protects state waters and the environment from impairment or degradation due to the improper use of agricultural chemicals while allowing for their proper and correct use.

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Publications

View the Laws governing this program. Refer to Title 25, Article 8.
View the Rules governing the bulk storage of pesticides and fertilizers in Colorado. Refer to 8 CCR 1206-1

Agricultural Chemical Facility Information

Pesticides and Fertilizers Brochure

Plans for Small to Medium-sized Ag Chemical Bulk Storage & Mix/Load Facilities

Rules Summary for Bulk Storage Facilities

Program Reports (2011 - Present)

2019 Monitoring Report Summary 

2018 Monitoring Report Executive Summary

2018 Monitoring Monitoring Activity Full Report

2017 Monitoring Report Executive Summary

2017 Monitoring Monitoring Activity Full Report

2016 Monitoring Report Executive Summary

2016 Monitoring Monitoring Activity Full Report

2015 Summary of Monitoring Activity 

2015 Agrichemical Contamination Investigation Springfield, Co 

2014 Summary of Monitoring Activity

2013 Agricultural Chemicals and Groundwater Protection in Colorado

2013 Summary of Monitoring Activity

2012 Summary of Monitoring Activity

Program Reports (2001 - 2010)

2010 Arkansas Valley Factsheet

2010 Front Range Urban Factsheet

2010 Lower South Platte Factsheet

2010 Weld County Long Term Factsheet

2009 San Luis Valley Factsheet

2009 Weld County Factsheet

2009 Western Slope Tri-Rivers Factsheet

2008 Annual Report

2007 Annual Report

2006 Annual Report

2005 Annual Report

2004 Annual Report

2003 Annual Report

2002 Annual Report

2001 Annual Report

Program Reports (1990 - 2000)

2000 Annual Report

1999 Annual Report

1998 Annual Report

1998 WESTERN SLOPE

1997-1998 HIGH PLAINS OGALLALA AQUIFER

1997 Annual Report

1997 Economic Considerations of Pest Management

1996 Annual Report

1996 FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR

1995 Annual Report

1994-1995 ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY

1994 Annual Report

1993 Annual Report

1992-1993 SOUTH PLATTE RIVER ALLUVIAL AQUIFER

1992 Annual Report

1991 Annual Report

1990 Annual Report

Program Guidance Documents

Agricultural Chemicals and Groundwater Protection in Colorado (2013)

Quality Assurance Program Plan

Field SOP Manual

Calibration Procedure and Log

Long-Term Monitoring Plan (2019-2029) 

Program Monitoring Strategy (2007 - 2017)

Aquifer Sensitivity to Pesticides (1998)

CSU Water Quality Best Management Practices