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  • 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 Order No. R9-2016-0183. The San Diego Water Board is releasing Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0183, Master Recycling Permit for Carlsbad Municipal Water District, Carlsbad Water Recycling Facility, San Diego County (Tentative Order) for public review and comment. The Tentative Order, if adopted, would prescribe requirements for the discharge of disinfected tertiary recycled water from the Carlsbad Water Recycling Facility. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of the Tentative Order at its Board Meeting on December 14, 2016. Written comments on the Tentative Order should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2016 to sandiego@waterboards.ca.gov. For more information contact Mr. Fisayo Osibodu at Olufisayo.Osibodu@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-8036.
  • Notice of Public Hearing - Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0116. The San Diego Water Board is releasing for public review and comment Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0116, NPDES Permit No. CA0109134, Waste Discharge Requirements for General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) discharge to San Diego Bay. The Tentative Order proposes to renew and update waste discharge requirements, including effluent limitations and receiving water limitations for discharges of hydrostatic relief and ways flood water, ballast water, dewatering flood water, and storm water into San Diego Bay. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of these Tentative Orders at the San Diego Water Board meeting on December 14, 2016. Written comments on the Tentative Order are due by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. For more information contact Ms. Kristin Schwall at Kristin.Schwall@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3368.
  • Notice of Public Hearing - Revised Tentative Order Nos. R9-2016-0004 and R9-2016-0005 and Tentative Resolution No. R9-2016-0136. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of Revised Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0004 (Tentative Third-Party General Order), Revised Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0005 (Tentative Individual General Order) and Tentative Resolution No. R9-2016-0136 (Tentative Negative Declaration) at the November 9, 2016 Board Meeting. The Tentative Third-Party General Order and the Tentative Individual General Order, if adopted, will prescribe waste discharge requirements for commercial agricultural operations within the San Diego Region. For more information contact Mr. Barry S. Pulver at (619) 521-3381 or Barry.Pulver@waterboards.ca.gov
  • Notice of Availability and Written Comment Period - Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0149. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0149 (Tentative Order), at its Board meeting on December 14, 2016. The Tentative Order, if adopted, will prescribe revised waste discharge requirements (WDRs) for closure, post-closure maintenance, and monitoring at the Forster Canyon Landfill. The Tentative Order would replace existing WDRs in Order No. 94-106, "Closure and Post-Closure Maintenance Requirements for San Juan Meadows- LP and the County of Orange, Forster Canyon Landfill, Orange County." Written comments on the Tentative Order are due by 5:00 p.m. on November 9, 2016. For more information contact Ms. Amy Grove at (619) 521-3920 or Amy.Grove@waterboards.ca.gov.
  • 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 and Written Comment Period - Tentative Resolution No. R9-2016-0136, Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0004, and Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0005. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of Tentative Resolution No. R9-2016-0136 (Tentative Resolution), Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0004, and Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0005 (collectively referred to as Tentative Orders) at a future Board meeting. The Tentative Orders, if adopted, will approve the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study and Environmental Checklist and a Negative Declaration for the Tentative Orders. Written comments on the Tentative Orders and Tentative Resolution are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2016. For more information contact Mr. Barry Pulver at (619) 521-3381 or Barry.Pulver@waterboards.ca.gov.
  • 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.