Pesticide Toxicity Controls

CCCWP staff provides the following assistance to Contra Costa Permittees’ efforts to reduce pesticide toxicity in local creeks:

  • Tracking and participating in pesticide regulatory initiatives.
  • Promoting opportunities for training events for municipal employees and contractors on Integrated Pest Management and similar programs.
  • Providing outreach to residents and the general public on less-toxic pesticides and proper pesticide use and disposal. CCCWP’s Home & Garden page has more information on residential best garden practices listed via this link.
  • Coordinating with, and reporting to, the CCC Agricultural Commissioner (CCCAC) on improper pesticide use.