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A Tentative Site Cleanup Requirements Amendment is being considered for The City of Daily City, Mussel Rock Landfill, San Mateo County. The Order would rescind Site Cleanup Requirements Order No. 00-27. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than November 14, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


A Tentative Resolution is being considered for adoption by the Board that would concur with the findings of the Sonoma Valley Salt Nutrient Management Plan. The Tentative Resolution recognizes the completion of the Salt Nutrient Management Plan prepared by the Sonoma Valley County Sanitation District and consists of findings regarding recycled water use, water quality information about the Sonoma Valley groundwater subbasin and does not include any new or revised regulatory requirements. Comments on the Tentative Resolution should be submitted November 9, 2014. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its December 10, 2014, meeting.


A Tentative Order (Final Site Cleanup Requirements) is being considered for the property located at 8400 Enterprise Drive, Newark, Alameda County. The Tentative Order would require additional cleanup to residential standards given the change in land use of the Site approved by the City. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 9, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


An NPDES Permitis being considered for Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, California's Great America, Santa Clara County. The Permit would set prohibitions, effluent limits, and provisions for the discharge of stormwater. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its January 14, 2015 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than November 3, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


A Rescission of Cleanup and Abatement No. 01-035 is being considered for Reed Rinehart and the Rinehart Oil Company dba the Rinehart's Truck Stop, 2645 Petaluma Blvd. South, Petaluma, Sonoma County. The Tentative Order would rescind Cleanup and Abatement Order 01-035, issued to the Rinehart's Truck Stop for the cleanup of soil and groundwater impacted by the release of petroleum products. Monitoring indicates that all required cleanup has been completed. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 29, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


A Tentative Cease & Desist Order is being considered for the City of Calistoga, Dunaweal Wastewater Treatment Plant, Napa County. The Tentative Order would require correction of threatened violations of discharge prohibitions in the NPDES permit and General Reuse Order, and violations of an antimony discharge limit. The comment period for this Permit closed on October 9, 2014. Comments received are posted below. Board staff’s response to these written comments will be posted on our Board Meeting Agenda page one week prior to the hearing on November 12, 2014, when the Board will consider adopting the Order.


A Waste Discharge Requirements and Water Quality Certification Order is being considered for Suisun Associates Sand Mining in Suisun Bay over the next 10 years. The Tentative Order will regulate hydraulic suction dredging to obtain commercial sand that is primarily used for construction activities within the greater San Francisco Bay area and the discharge of overflow (decant water) from the dredging operations. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014, meeting.


A Waste Discharge Requirements and Water Quality Certification Order is being considered for Lind Marine Incorporated Sand Mining in Suisun Bay over the next 10 years. The Tentative Order will regulate hydraulic suction dredging to obtain commercial sand that is primarily used for construction activities within the greater San Francisco Bay area and the discharge of overflow (decant water) from the dredging operations. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014, meeting.


A Waste Discharge Requirements and Water Quality Certification Order is being considered for Hanson Marine Operations Sand Mining in Central San Francisco Bay and Suisun Bay over the next 10 years. The Tentative Order will regulate hydraulic suction dredging to obtain commercial sand that is primarily used for construction activities within the greater San Francisco Bay area and the discharge of overflow (decant water) from the dredging operations. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014, meeting.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for East Bay Municipal Utility District's Wet Weather Facilities, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. The Permit would continue to prohibit discharges from these facilities. The comment period for this Permit closed on October 1, 2014. Comments received on this, and on the draft permits for the District’s satellite systems (see following notices), are posted below. Board staff’s response to these written comments will be posted on our Board Meeting Agenda page one week prior to the hearing on November 12, 2014, when the Board will consider adopting all these draft permits.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for City of Alameda, Sanitary Sewer Collection System, Alameda County. The Permit would continue to prohibit discharges from these facilities. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for City of Albany, Sanitary Sewer Collection System, Alameda County. The Permit would continue to prohibit discharges from these facilities. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for City of Berkeley, Sanitary Sewer Collection System, Alameda County. The Permit would continue to prohibit discharges from these facilities. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for City of Emeryville, Sanitary Sewer Collection System, Alameda County. The Permit would continue to prohibit discharges from these facilities. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for City of Oakland, Sanitary Sewer Collection System, Alameda County. The Permit would continue to prohibit discharges from these facilities. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for City of Piedmont, Sanitary Sewer Collection System, Alameda County. The Permit would continue to prohibit discharges from these facilities. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for Stege Sanitary District, Sanitary Sewer Collection System, Contra Costa County. The Permit would continue to prohibit discharges from these facilities. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its November 12, 2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than October 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


A Waste Discharge Requirements Permit is being considered for the City of San Jose, Martin Park landfill, Santa Clara County. The Order would recognize and approve the Post-Closure Land Use Plan, as well as establish requirements for the anticipated site development as a soccer field with related park and amenities, and to bring the landfill into compliance with the appropriate portions of Title 27 that govern final capping. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its September 10, 2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than August 11, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for the City of Sunnyvale, Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant, Santa Clara County. The Permit would reissue NPDES Permit No. CA0037621. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its September 10,2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than July 28,2014 by 5:00 p.m.


A draft Tentative Order is being considered to rescind the NPDES General Permit No. CAG912003 for discharge a or reuse of treated groundwater from cleanup of volatile organic compounds. The Regional Water Board will consider this item at its September 10, 2014, meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than August 11, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


An NPDES Permit is being considered for the City of San Jose and the City of Santa Clara San José/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant in Santa Clara County. The Order would reissue NPDES Permit No. CA0037842. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its September 10, 2014, meeting. Written comments on this action must be submitted no later than July 14, 2014, by 5:00 p.m.


A draft NPDES permit (tentative order) is being considered for the Delta Diablo, 2500 Pittsburg-Antioch Highway, Pittsburg, Contra Costa County for discharge of treated wastewater to New York Slough. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its August 13, 2014 meeting. Written comments or objections to this action must be submitted no later than July 7, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.


A Waste Discharge Requirements Permit is being considered for The Wine Group, LLC – Concannon, Concannon Winery, Livermore Valley, Alameda County. The permit would prescribe Waste Discharge Requirements for The Wine Group, LLC. The San Francisco Bay Water Board will consider this item at its July 9, 2014 meeting.


The Regional Water Board's consideration of the draft NPDES permit for discharges from community drinking water systems in the San Francisco Bay Region is postponed until further notice (see Public Notice of Postponement below). This is because the State Water Board has indicated its intent to consider a statewide NPDES permit regulating similar discharges (http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/npdes/drinkingwatersystems.shtml). The comment period for the Regional Water Board's draft permit closed on June 23, 2014. Comments received on the draft permit are posted below.