The Urban Pesticides Committee (UPC)

UPC meetings address timely pesticides and water quality issues, with a focus on regulatory activity as well as science and monitoring. The format includes updates from the UPC technical consultant on regulatory activity and opportunities for input, and updates from agency stakeholders.

2012 Meetings

Tuesday, May 15, 9am-1:00pm, at the Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter, 101-8th Street, Oakland, Room 171. (Click for Directions/Parking Info) Call-in number for the May meeting is 916-255-4044

Final Agenda May 15, 2012 Meeting

May 15 Meeting Summary

Presentation: Pyrethroid washoff model and prediction of Surface Water Protection Regulations effectiveness Brant Jorgenson, Robertson-Bryan, Inc.

Presentation: Spatial and temporal quantification of pesticide loadings to the Sacramento River, San Joaquin River, and Bay-Delta to guide risk assessment for sensitive species Debra Denton, EPA, and Gerco Hoogeweg, Waterborne Environmental

Note that our conference lines do not have a built-in mute function. Please help us reduce background noise: Place your own phone on mute where possible; Avoid side conversations; If you need to step away, hang up and call back in (please do not put us on hold, which can subject the line to hold music).

No further meetings are scheduled at this time.

2011 Meeting Materials

Tuesday, October 18, 9am-12:30pm, at the Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter, 101-8th Street, Oakland, Room 171 or 916-255-4044 for teleconference.

Final Agenda October 18, 2011 Meeting

Meeting Summary October 18, 2011 Meeting

Images of Urban Pathway ID sampling site

Presentation: DPR's Methodology for Evaluating Pesticides for Surface Water Protection by Sheryl Gill and Yuzhou Luo

  • Supporting documents: Report 1
  • Supporting documents: Report 2
  • Presentation: DPR's Surface Water Regulations by Mark Pepple


    May 4, 2011 Meeting Summary

    Agenda, May 4, 2011

    Presentation on Vacaville Monitoring Study by Vicki Shidell, City of Vacaville

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    Urban Pesticides Committee 2010 Meeting Materials:

  • January 19, 2010 UPC Meeting summary
  • January 19, 2010 UPC Meeting agenda
  • UPC Meeting Materials Archive: 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005