Looking for an irrigation coalition to join for Waste Discharge Order compliance? Need to enroll your Shasta and/or Tehama county acreage? STWEC is your answer to the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program. Learn what STWEC is all about and how you can join our group.

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​Introducing your 2019-2020 Board Members!
STWEC welcomes Martin Spannaus and Shane Overton, as new STWEC Directors!  Directors were elected during the Annual/Bi-monthly board meeting held Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to include the following:

Ron Keown - President

Shasta Co.
Sam Mudd - Vice President

Tehama Co.

Martin Spannaus - Treasurer

Shasta Co.
Shane Overton - Secretary

Shasta and Tehama Co.
Larry Solberg - Board Member

​Shasta Co.

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Thank you Paul Bertagna and Hal Crain for over a decade of dedication to STWEC!

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Member Updates

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Member Dues

Your membership payment is due January 31, 2021. The annual invoice statement was sent to members in early December 2020. A late fee charge is in effect including at 10% penalty of entire annual invoice amount for each 30 days past due. 



By clicking below you can pay your membership dues online. A 2.65% service charge will be added to the total invoice amount. ALL SERVICE FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. MINIMUM FEE=$1.00

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The latest developments relating to the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program that  affect STWEC member operations and decisions.

​Check out this great and brief (5:05 min.) ILRP introductory video produced by the  Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Water Board) as part of the Annual Report to the Regional Water Quality Control Board.   

Online Data Management Tool

See details on the Member Requirements tab

Next Meeting:

 details TBD




Northern california​ water association

2021 NCWA Annual Meeting

"Ridgetop to River Mouth Water Management" 

Live on YouTube 

March 5, 2021

9:00am to 1:30pm

More details to come. 



Bi-Monthly Meeting; Second Wednesday of odd number months. Monday May 12, 2021    8:00 am - 10 am
This meeting will be Conference Call and/or in person





STWEC members are encouraged to participate.

​Nitrogen Management Plan Training for Grower Self- Certification

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

or March 4, 2021 

Live WEBINAR 8am-1pm

​​Register for One of the Live Webinars at



 New CEU Courses Offered Online

Self-Study, Webinars, Live Meetings Online 

NEW!!  Continuing Education Courses were just posted to the CURES website. By attending these courses members can earn credit toward their Nitrogen Management Certification requirements. See full list of coursework posted on the Resources  tab.

CLICK HERE  to access Nitrogen Management

CE Courses  www.curesworks.org/cecourses/

Extended to April 5, 2021

STWEC: (530) 527-4208

PO Box 933 Red Bluff, CA 96080

New - Video Library 

Helpful "How To" video clips are now at your fingertips! STWEC is compiling a video library featuring digital shorts to increase crop productivity while managing for soil health. The Video Library is in the Resources tab.

Maximize Cover Crop ​NRCS's Lockeford Plant Materials Center conducts trials year-round to find plants and mixes that producers can successfully use to improve their soils.(<4 min) 

Higher Yield Orchard Overview of practices to implement to improve yields as well as pest and disease management (<3 min) Deeper Living Project


Online Training Available Now!

 Members that need to completed their Sediment and Erosion Control Plan Training and Self-Certification Test can now do so online. This online course covers the Waste Discharge Requirements General Order for commercial irrigated growers within the Sacramento River Watershed. No need to complete this requirement during scheduled in-person workshops; meet the requirement online! Experts led you through videos, quizzes, survey's, and text to prepare you for the final exam that is also administered online. It is free to STWEC members. The coursework and test should take 4 hours. You can work on completing the requirement in segments that work with your schedule. Available January and February 2021:  SECP Online Training & Certification