STWEC is accepting nominations for a Board of Directors vacancy; At Large. Members may nominate themselves or other members. Nominations will be accepted at the Annual/Bi-monthly meeting or in advance by contacting STWEC at (530) 527-4208 or 

Board of directors

Paul Bertagna - President
Shasta Co.

Ron Keown - Vice President
Shasta Co.

Larry Solberg - Treasurer
Shasta Co.

Sam Mudd - Secretary
Tehama Co.

Hal Crain - Board Member
​Tehama Co.

Kris Lamkin

I am happy to answer any questions you might have about the organization.

Ask for Kris at (530) 527-4208. ​

I am happy to answer any questions you might have about the organization. Ask for Rob at (530) 527-4208. ​

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STWEC: (530) 527-4208

PO Box 933 Red Bluff, CA 96080

The Shasta-Tehama Watershed Coalition (or "STWEC") is a voluntary coalition of irrigators in the North State located in Shasta and Tehama Counties who have joined together to comply with the Clean Water Act.

The Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program was initiated by the State of California in 2003 to prevent agricultural runoff from impairing surface waters. If irrigators become members of an approved coalition, all permitting can be combined and submitted as a group. That is why STWEC was formed, as an inexpensive alternative to individual discharge permits from the California State Water Resources Control Board.


Contact STWEC for membership!  You can find more information about the procedure at the Central Valley Regional Water Control Board.

Rob Rianda

STWEC belongs to the Sacramento Valley Water Quality Coalition, our umbrella organization, with which we complete all of the monitoring requirements and work on ways to make this an efficient and reasonable program that satisfies the requirements of both the state and our members.




What is STWEC?