San Diego Region - Active Administrative Civil Liability Complaints
(updated June 11, 2013)
Notice of Settlement No. R9-2013-0107 and Opportunity for Public Comment, City of Oceanside, $3,000 Mandatory Minimum Penalty Administrative Civil Liability for two Settleable Solids violations of Order No. R9-2011-0016, Waste Discharge Requirements for the City of Oceanside, San Luis Rey Water Reclamation Facility, La Salina Wastewater Treatment Plant, and Mission Basin Desalting Facility Discharges to the Pacific Ocean via the Oceanside Ocean Outfall.
On June 11, 2013, the City of Oceanside accepted the Prosecution Team’s settlement offer to pay $3,000 MMP ACL for the two permit violations. The San Diego Water Board is soliciting public comment on the proposed settlement. Public comments on the settlement are due no later than 5 p.m. on July 11, 2013. Attention comments to Frank Melbourn via email at email@example.com or via facsimile to (858) 571-6972, or via U.S. mail to 9174 Sky Park Court, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123.
Complaint No. R9-2012-0014 for Administrative Civil Liability against the City of La Mesa, Sanitary Sewer Overflows to San Diego Bay via Chollas Creek and the Pacific Ocean via Alvarado Creek and the San Diego River
On December 13, 2012, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued Complaint No. R9-2012-0014 against the City of La Mesa in the amount of $948,816 for violations resulting from the discharge of 1,008,000 gallons of raw sewage to San Diego Bay via Chollas Creek and 306,700 gallons of raw sewage to the Pacific Ocean via Alvarado Creek and the San Diego River on December 21 and 22, 2010. The hearing originally scheduled for March 13, 2013 has been postponed. For more information contact Rebecca Stewart at 858-467-2966 or via email at RStewart@waterboards.ca.gov. (Updated January 28, 2013)
- ACL Transmittal Letter
- ACL Complaint No. R9-2012-0014
- Technical Analysis for Complaint No. R9-2012-0014
- ACL Fact Sheet
- Waiver Form
- Proposed Hearing Procedures
- Signed Hearing Waiver Form
Supplemental Environmental Projects and Enhanced Compliance Actions
Responsible parties may satisfy portions of assessed civil liabilities by funding Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) and/or Enhanced Compliance Actions (ECAs) that are acceptable to the San Diego Water Board. For information regarding the process and application materials, please visit http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/sandiego/publications_forms/available_documents/sep.shtml or contact Chiara Clemente at CClemente@waterboards.ca.gov.
You may also visit the San Diego Water Board Meeting calendar for information about board meetings, upcoming public hearings, workshops, information items and other items being considered by the San Diego Water Board and associated comment periods.