Estrella River Basin Boron TMDL

Information

Problem Statement - High levels of boron are currently impairing designated beneficial uses of the Estrella River and Cholame Creek.  This project establishes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for boron in streams of the Estrella River Basin, and an associated implementation strategy to rectify the identified boron water quality impairments of surface waters.

Documentation

  • February 13, 2014 - USEPA approves the Estrella River Boron TMDL
  • January 8, 2014 - Factsheet #2
  • December 5, 2013 - Central Coast Water Board Approves Estrella River Boron TMDL
    • Staff Report (A summary of the TMDL project for Water Board members and the interested public)
    • Resolution No. 2013-0058 (An action item the Water Board votes on to formally adopt the TMDL)
    • Project Report (A technical report that provides the scientific and policy-basis for the TMDL)
  • August 19, 2013 - Factsheet

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Status and Public Notices

  • Status: Fully approved and effective.
  • Public Notice: None at this time.

Approval status

  • Central Coast Water Board
    - approved December 5, 2013.
  • US Environmental Protection Agency
    - approved February 13, 2014, which is the effective date.