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  • Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment - Resolution Supporting Use of the Key Beneficial Uses / Key Areas Concept to Help the San Diego Water Board Focus on What Is Most Important, Tentative Resolution No. R9-2017-0030. The San Diego Water Board is accepting public comments on the Tentative Resolution beginning February 15. To ensure that the Board members and staff have the opportunity to review and consider written material, comments should be received in the San Diego Water Board's office no later than noon on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Written material submitted after 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, will not be provided to the Board members and may not be considered by the San Diego Water Board. The Board is scheduled to consider adoption at its public meeting on March 15, 2017. For more information contact Bruce Posthumus by email at bruce.posthumus@waterboards.ca.gov or phone at 619-521-3379 or Jeremy Haas (jeremy.haas@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3009)
  • Notice of Availability and Written Comment Period - Tentative Resolution No. R9-2017-0038, A Tentative Resolution Supporting a Path Forward for Nutrient Load Reductions in Lake San Marcos and the San Marcos Creek Watershed. The San Diego Water Board is accepting public comments on the Tentative Resolution from February 14 through February 27, 2017. The San Diego Water Board will consider adoption of Tentative Resolution No. R9-2017-0038 at its March 15, 2017, public meeting. The Tentative Order and Notice of Written Comment Period can be accessed below. Written comments on the Tentative Order should be submitted to Ms. Sarah Mearon by February 27, 2017, at Sarah.Mearon@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3363.
  • Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment - Addressing Threats to Beneficial Uses from Climate Change, Tentative Resolution No. R9-2017-0035. The San Diego Water Board is accepting public comments on the Tentative Resolution from February 2 through February 23, 2017. The Board is scheduled to consider adoption at its public meeting on April 12, 2017. For more information contact Jeremy Haas at Jeremy.Haas@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3009.
  • Notice of Availability and Written Comment Period for Draft Order No. R9-2017-0021. The San Diego Water Board will consider adoption of Draft Order No. R9-2017-0021, an Order Directing Lockheed Martin Corporation to Clean Up and Abate the Effects of Waste Discharged from the Former Tow Basin and Former Marine Terminal and Railway Facilities at 3380 North Harbor Drive and 1160 Harbor Island Drive to the East Basin of San Diego Bay, San Diego, California. Written comments are due by 5:00 p.m. on March 1, 2017. For more information contact Ms. Sarah Mearon at (619) 521-3363 or at Sarah.Mearon@waterboards.ca.gov.
  • Notice of Intent to Adopt Basin Plan Amendment - Tentative Resolution No. R9-2017-0015. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of Tentative Resolution No. R9-2017-0015 at its February 2017 Board meeting. The Tentative Order, if adopted, will incorporate site-specific water effect ratios into Chollas Creek copper and zinc Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs). For more information, contact Melissa Valdovinos at (619) 521-8039 or at Melissa.Valdovinos@waterboards.ca.gov.
  • Notice of Availability - Tentative Order No. R9-2017-0013 proposes to amend Order No. R9-2012-0012, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. CA0107417, Waste Discharge Requirements for South Orange County Wastewater Authority discharge to the Pacific Ocean through the San Juan Creek Ocean Outfall. The Tentative Order proposes to change the technology-based effluent limitation compliance point for the South Coast Water District's Groundwater Recovery Facility discharge from Monitoring Location M-001 Monitoring Location M-001F. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of this Tentative Order at the meeting on March 15, 2017. The Tentative Order and Public Notice, which contains instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. Questions and comments should be directed to Joann Lim at Joann.Lim@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3362.
  • Notice of Availability - Tentative Order No. R9-2017-0012 proposes to amend Order No. R9-2012-0015, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. CA0109215, Waste Discharge Requirements for San Diego Gas and Electric Company, Palomar Energy Center. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of this Tentative Order at the meeting on March 15, 2017. The Tentative Order and Public Notice, which contains instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. Questions and comments should be directed to Mr. Ben Neill at Ben.Neill@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3376.
  • Notice of Availability and Written Comment Period - Tentative Resolution No. R9-2017-0006. The San Diego Water Board is releasing Tentative Resolution No. R9-2017-0006, A Resolution proposing to designate San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) as a Regulated Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (Small MS4) subject to State Water Board Order No. 2013-0001-DWQ (Phase II General Permit). The Phase II General Permit authorizes the Regional Boards to designate Small MS4s on a case-by-case basis during the permit term. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of the Tentative Order at its Board Meeting on February 8, 2017. Written comments on the Tentative Resolution should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on January 9, 2017 to sandiego@waterboards.ca.gov, attention Tony Felix. For more information, contact Tony Felix at Tony.Felix@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-5921.
  • Notice of Availability and Written Comment Period - Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0205. The San Diego Water Board is releasing Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0205, An Order Directing the Owners and Operators of Phase I Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) Draining the Watersheds Within the San Diego Region to Submit Technical and Monitoring Reports Pertaining to the Control of Trash in Discharges from Phase I MS4s to Ocean Waters, Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, and Estuaries in the San Diego Region (Tentative Order) for public review and comment. The Tentative Order requires the owners and operators of Phase I MS4s (MS4 permittees) to 1) submit written notices stating whether or not they are choosing Track 1 or Track 2 implementation to comply with the State Water Resources Control Board's trash discharge prohibition, and 2) submit Track 2 implementation plans. After considering comments received, the San Diego Water Board's Executive Officer intends to issue Order No. R9-2016-0205 to the MS4 permittees in winter of 2017. Written comments on the Tentative Order should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on December 14, 2016 to sandiego@waterboards.ca.gov, attention Christina Arias. For more information contact Ms. Christina Arias at Christina.Arias@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3361.
  • Notice is hereby given that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Region IX and the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) are jointly seeking public comments on proposed revisions to the Compliance Schedule for Pure Water San Diego Potable Reuse Tasks in section VI.C.7 of the Revised Tentative Order No. R9-2017-0007, Waste Discharge Requirements and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for the City Of San Diego, E.W. Blom Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant Discharge To The Pacific Ocean Through The Point Loma Ocean Outfall (Revised Tentative Order/Permit). The San Diego Water Board will consider adoption of the Revised Tentative Order/Permit at its April 12, 2017 Board meeting. The Tentative Order and Public Notice, which contains instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. Questions and comments should be directed to Ms. Joann Lim at Joann.Lim@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3362.
  • Notice of Availability - Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0002 proposes to reissue National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. CA0001350 for Cabrillo Power I LLC, Encina Power Station for wastewater discharges to the Pacific Ocean, a Water of the US, and Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0007 proposes to establish interim requirements and a time schedule to comply with requirements established in Order No. R9-2016-0002. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of these Tentative Orders at the San Diego Water Board meeting on a future date (TBD). The Tentative Order and Public Notice, which contains instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. Questions and comments should be directed to Ms. Kristin Schwall at Kristin.Schwall@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3368.