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Santa Ana Region Basin Plan

The 1995 Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin (Region 8) was updated in February 2008. Minor, nonsubstantive editorial corrections were made to Chapter 4 in June 2011.
Important! Please review Notes about the February 2008 and June 2011 Basin Plan update.

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The Santa Ana River Basin Water Quality Control Plan is also available to download as a zip file. It is all of the files listed above. The file is approxiamtely 12MB and a compression utility is needed to unzip and open.

Announcements

Additional Basin Plan Information & Reports

Basin Plan Maps - Maps showing all water bodies listed in the Water Quality Control plan for the Santa Ana River Basin - Regional 8, also known as the Basin Plan (draft work product, to be used for informational purposes only).

Basin Plan Amendments to Revise Recreation Standards for Inland Fresh Waters in the Santa Ana Region - Adopted June 15, 2012

Basin Plan Amendment to make Updates to Salt Management Plan

Notice of CEQA scoping meeting regarding Development of a Basin Plan Amendment to Incorporate Updates to the Total Dissolved Solids and Nitrogen Management Plan for the Santa Ana Region

Basin Plan Amendment to Revise TDS/Nitrate-Nitrogen Objectives for San Jacinto Upper Pressure Zone

2006 Basin Plan Triennial Review

Stormwater Quality Standards Task Force

Salt Management Plan

Recomputation of Ambient Water Quality in the Santa Ana Watershed for the Period 1987 to 2006 - Final Technical Memorandum (Basin Plan Amendment Required Monitoring and Analyses)

Amendments to the Basin Plan

Resolution No. 97-20 Bacterial Objectives for Ocean Waters

Resolution No. 98-100 Newport Bay Watershed Nutrient TMDL

Resolution No. 98-101 Newport Bay Watershed Sediment TMDL

Resolution No. 99-10  Newport Bay Fecal Coliform TMDL

Resolution No. 00-27 Incorporate Language Authorizing Compliance Schedules in NPDES

Resolution No. R8-2003-0039 Diazinon and Chlorpyrifos in the Upper Newport Bay Watershed TMDL

Resolution No. R8-2004-0001 Incorporate an Updated Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and Nitrogen Management Plan

Resolution No. R8-2004-0037 Lake Elsinore and Canyon Lake Nutrient TMDL

Resolution No. R8-2005-0001 Amending the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin to Incorporate Bacterial Indicator TMDLs for Middle Santa Ana River Watershed Waterbodies

Resolution No. R8-2006-0023 Resolution Amending the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin to Incorporate a Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for Dry Hydrological Conditions for Big Bear Lake

Resolution No. R8-2006-0024 Amending the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin to Include a Waste Discharge Prohibition on the Use of Onsite Septic Tank-Subsurface Disposal Systems in the Quail Valley Area of Riverside County

Resolution No. R8-2010-0039 Resolution Amending the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin to Incorporate "Maximum Benefit" Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and Nitrogen Objectives and a Maximum Benefit Salt Management Plan for the San Jacinto Upper Pressure Management Zone

RESOLUTION NO. R8-2011- 0037 Resolution Revising the Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin to Incorporate Organochlorine Compounds Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for San Diego Creek, Upper and Lower Newport Bay, Orange County, California, Adopted by Resolution No. R8-2007 -0024

RESOLUTION NO. R8-2012-0002 Resolution Amending the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin to Incorporate Updates Related to the Salt Management Plan

 

Additional planning resources that have not been adopted into the Basin Plan

Map of Hydrologic Areas of the Santa Ana River Basin

Index to Map of Hydrologic Areas of the Santa Ana River Basin

For additional information regarding the Basin Plan please contact Mark Adelson at (951) 782-3234