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  • Notice of Availability and Written Comment Period for Draft Order No. R9-2016-0158. An Order Directing TE Connectivity Inc., Tyco International (US) Inc., Electralab Printed Electronics Corporation, and Self-Realization Fellowship to Clean Up and Abate the Effects of Waste Discharged from the Former Electralab Facility at 1105 Second Street, Encinitas, California. Written comments are due by 5:00 p.m. on February 10, 2017. For more information contact Ms. Sarah Mearon at (619) 521-3363 or Sarah.Mearon@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 of Public Hearing and Written Comment Period - The USEPA, Region IX and San Diego Water Board are jointly releasing for public review and comment Tentative Order No. R9-2017-0007 (NPDES Permit No. CA0107409), 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 (Tentative Order) and USEPA, Region IX's Tentative Decision Document on the City's request for a waiver from secondary treatment requirements pursuant to Clean Water Act Section 301(h). USEPA, Region IX and the San Diego Water Board will conduct a joint public hearing on these proposed actions during the San Diego Water Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2016. USEPA, Region IX and the San Diego Water Board will not be acting on the Tentative Order and Tentative 301(h) waiver document at the public hearing on December 14, 2016, but will formally act on the Tentative Order and 301(h) waiver at a subsequent 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 and Written Comment Period - Tentative Resolution No. R9-2016-0148. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of Tentative Resolution No. R9-2016-0148, tentatively at its December 2016 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). Written comments on the Tentative Resolution are due by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 31, 2016. For more information, contact Melissa Valdovinos at (619) 521-8039 or at Melissa.Valdovinos@waterboards.ca.gov.
  • Notice of Availability and Written Comment Period - Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0163. The San Diego Water Board is releasing for public review and comment Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0163 amending Time Schedule Order Time Schedule Order No. R9-2013-0095 Requiring Naval Base San Diego to Comply with Requirements Prescribed Order No. R9-2013-0064, NPDES Permit No. CA0109169. The Tentative Order proposes 1) to extend the compliance schedules for graving dock caisson ballast water, graving dock emergency fire suppression water, and graving dock deflood water until October 31, 2018; 2) eliminate interim effluent limitations for cadmium and silver in graving dock ballast water; 3) establish interim effluent limitations for nickel in fire suppression; and 4) establish interim effluent limitations for salt water supply and for copper in graving dock deflood water. The Executive Officer of the San Diego Water Board, pursuant to delegated authority from the San Diego Water Board, tentatively proposes to issue Order No. R9-2016-0163 amending Time Schedule Order No. R9-2013-0095 without a public hearing. Written comments on the Tentative Order are due by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2016. For more information contact Ms. Kristin Schwall at Kristin.Schwall@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3368.
  • 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.