Tentative Orders

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Discharger-Specific Items for Future Approval and/or Regional Water Board Meetings

organized alphabetically by county and discharger name


Alameda County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

Alpine County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

Amador County

The Oaks Community Association Wastewater Treatment Facility

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board meeting. To be given full consideration any comments or recommendations must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 p.m. on 11 March 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Rescission Order or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Lixin Fu by email at Lixin.Fu@waterboards.ca.gov.

Villa Toscano Winery

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board meeting. To be given full consideration any comments or recommendations must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 p.m. on 11 March 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Rescission Order or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Lixin Fu by email at Lixin.Fu@waterboards.ca.gov.

Butte County

City of Biggs, Biggs Wastewater Treatment Plant - Settlement Agreement and Stipulation for Entry of Administrative Civil Liability Order

On 12 November 2020, both the Discharger and the prosecution team of the Central Valley Water Board reached Settlement Agreement and Stipulation for Entry of Administrate Civil Liability Order R5-2020-0556. Any person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 364 Knollcrest Dr., Suite 205, Redding, CA 96002 . Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on 17 December 2020. If you have any questions or comments regarding this matter, please contact Jeremy Pagan at Jeremy.Pagan@waterboards.ca.gov.

Calaveras County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this section

Colusa County

City of Colusa, City of Colusa Wastewater Treatment Plant

On 24 February 2021, the City of Colusa accepted the Offer of Settlement Agreement and Stipulation For Entry of Administrative Civil Liability Order (R5-2021-0500) issued by the Assistant Executive Officer on 24 February 2021 for Assessment of Mandatory Minimum Penalties. Any person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 11020 Sun Center Drive #200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on 31 March 2021. If you have any questions or comments regarding this matter, please contact Xuan Luo at (916) 464-4606 or Xuan.Luo@waterboards.ca.gov.

Contra Costa County

Mount Diablo Mercury Mine - Consideration of Tentative Settlement Agreement and Stipulation for Entry of Regional Board Order

On 10 October 2014, the Central Valley Water Board issued Cleanup and Abatement Order (CAO) R5-2014-0124 to a number of parties, including Jack and Carolyn Wessman, the Bradley Mining Co., the U.S. Department of Interior, Sunoco, Mt. Diablo Quicksilver Co., Ltd., and the California Department of Parks and Recreation. This Tentative Stipulated Order resolves only the liability of Sunoco, and is available for public comment no later than 5:00 p.m. on 7 June 2017. Comments may be submitted to Jeff Huggins at (916) 464-4639 or Jeff.Huggins@waterboards.ca.gov.

Wessman, Jack and Carolyn the Bradley Mining Co., the U.S. Department of Interior, Sunoco, Inc. (Sunoco), Mt. Diablo Quicksilver Co., Ltd., and the California Department of Parks and Recreation - Cleanup and Abatement Order for the Mount Diablo Mercury Mine

A draft Order Revising Cleanup and Abatement Order R5-2014-0124 was issued by the Central Valley Water Board's Advisory Team in response to litigation involving the Mt. Diablo Mercury Mine (Sunoco, Inc. v. Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Sacramento County Sup. Ct., Case No. 34-2016-80002282).) and is proposed for consideration at a future Board meeting. Any person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board in accordance with Hearing Notice and Procedure below. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Patrick Pulupa at (916) 341-5189 or Patrick.Pulupa@waterboards.ca.gov.

El Dorado County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

Fresno County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this section

Glenn County

JG Weststeyn, LLC; JG Weststeyn Dairy

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board meeting. A Hearing Procedure governing the submission of evidence and other important deadlines is forthcoming. The Hearing Procedure will include deadlines and instructions for submitting comments on this item. Questions or comments may be directed to Robert Busby at 916-464-4666 or at Robert.Busby@waterboards.ca.gov.

Kern County

25 Hill Properties, Inc.; Jameson Trust, Virginia Lands, and B-Zone (Shell Leases), Midway Sunset Oil Field - Administrative Civil Liability Complaint R5-2020-0504

Administrative Civil Liability Complaint for violations of Cleanup and Abatement Order R5-2015-0745. Any Person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 1685 E Street, Fresno, CA 93706. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 PM on 10 April 2020. If you have questions or comments regarding the Administrative Civil Liability Complaint, or need paper copies of any documents, including the attachments and exhibits mentioned in the Complaint, please contact Omar Erekat at (559) 488-4382 or Omar.Erekat@waterboards.ca.gov.

Bear Valley Community Services District and Bear Valley Springs Association, Bear Valley Community Services District Wastewater Treatment Facility - Offer to Participate in the Expedited Payment Letter Program

On 18 September 2020, the Bear Valley Community Services District and Bear Valley Springs Association accepted the Offer to Participate in the Expedited Payment Letter Program relating to Administrative Civil Liability (R5-2020-0535) issued by the Assistant Executive Officer on 26 August 2020 for Assessment of Mandatory Minimum Penalties. Any person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 1685 E Street, Fresno, CA 93706. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on 26 October 2020. If you have any questions or comments regarding this matter, please contact Hossein (Hoss) Aghazeynali at (559) 445-6194 or Hossein.Aghazeynali@waterboards.ca.gov.

County of Kern, Bakersfield Metropolitan (BENA) Sanitary Landfill

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 pm on 19 March 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Waste Discharge Requirements Order or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Carlos Cervantez by phone at (559) 445-5978 or by email at Carlos.Cervantez@waterboards.ca.gov.

Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.; and Minter Field Airport District; Shafter Carrot Packing Plant

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 pm on 22 February 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Waste Discharge Requirements Order or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Daniel Benas by phone at (559) 445-5500 or via email at Daniel.Benas@waterboards.ca.gov.

Kings County

City of Corcoran, Corcoran Wastewater Treatment Facility

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than  5:00 pm on 22 March 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Waste Discharge Requirements Order or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Denise Soria by phone at (559) 444-2488 or via email at Denise.Soria@waterboards.ca.gov.

Lake County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this section

Lassen County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this section

Madera County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this section

Mariposa County

Mariposa Public Utility District, Wastewater Treatment Facility

Proposed for consideration by the Executive Officer. To be given full consideration, any comments or recommendations you may have must be submitted to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office via email to centralvalleyfresno@waterboards.ca.gov with a copy email to Nicolette.Dentoni@waterboards.ca.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on 10 February 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the tentative NOA or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Nicolette Dentoni by phone at (559) 444-2505 or by email at Nicolette.Dentoni@waterboards.ca.gov.

Merced County

City of Atwater, Atwater Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility - Offer to Participate in the Expedited Payment Letter Program

On 29 October 2020, the City of Atwater accepted the Offer to Participate in the Expedited Payment Letter Program relating to Administrative Civil Liability (R5-2020-0555) issued by the Assistant Executive Officer on 20 October 2020 for Assessment of Mandatory Minimum Penalties. Any person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 1685 E Street, Fresno, CA 93706. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on 3 December 2020. If you have any questions or comments regarding this matter, please contact Hossein (Hoss) Aghazeynali at (559) 445-6194 or Hossein.Aghazeynali@waterboards.ca.gov.

City of Los Banos, Los Banos Wastewater Treatment Facility

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 pm on 8 March 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Waste Discharge Requirements Order or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Katie Carpenter by phone at (559) 445-5551 or via email at Katie.Carpenter@waterboards.ca.gov.

Menefee River Ranch Synagro West, LLC; El Nido Composting Facility

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than  5:00 pm on 19 March 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Waste Discharge Requirements Order or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Elizabeth Welch by phone at (559) 445-6127 or via email at  Elizabeth.Welch@waterboards.ca.gov.

Modoc County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this section

Napa County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this section

Nevada County

Donner Summit Public Utility District, Donner Summit Wastewater Treatment Plant

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation you may have must be submitted to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office via email at RB5S-NPDES-Comments@waterboards.ca.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on 12 March 2021. If you have any questions, please contact David Kirn at David.Kirn@waterboards.ca.gov.

Nevada County Sanitation District No. 1, Cascade Shores Wastewater Treatment Plant

Proposed for consideration by the Executive Officer. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation you may have must be submitted to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office via email to RB5S-NPDES-Comments@waterboards.ca.gov with a copy email to Joshua.Palmer@waterboards.ca.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on 11 February 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the tentative Notice of Applicability or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Armando Martinez by phone at (916) 464-4617 or by email at  Armando.Martinez@waterboards.ca.gov.

Placer County

City of Colfax

On 5 January 2021, The City of Colfax accepted the Offer to the Settlement Agreement and Stipulation For Entry of Administrative Civil Liability Order (R5-2020-0507) issued by the Assistant Executive Officer on 21 December 2020 for Assessment of a sanitary sewer overflow of 119,017 gallons of untreated waste water into Bunch Creek, a tributary to the North Fork of the American River. Any person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 11020 Sun Center Drive #200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on 15 February 2021. If you have any questions or comments regarding this matter, please contact Xuan Luo at (916) 464-4606 or Xuan.Luo@waterboards.ca.gov.

Plumas County

Chester Public Utility District, Chester Sewage Treatment Plant

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation you may have must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office email at RB5S-NPDES-Comments@waterboards.ca.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on 29 March 2021. Questions or comments may be directed to Jeremy Pagan at (530) 224-4850 or by email to Jeremy.Pagan@waterboards.ca.gov.

Sacramento County

Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District, Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant

On 2 December 2020, the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District accepted the Offer to Participate in the Expedited Payment Letter Program relating to Administrative Civil Liability (R5-2020-0563) issued by the Assistant Executive Officer on 30 November 2020 for Assessment of Mandatory Minimum Penalties. Any person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 11020 Sun Center Drive #200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on 8 February 2021. If you have any questions or comments regarding this matter, please contact Xuan Luo at (916) 454-4606 or Xuan.Luo@waterboards.ca.gov.

San Benito County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

San Joaquin County

FC Tracy Holdings, LLC/Five Crowns; Tracy Holdings Facility

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 pm on 4 February 2021. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Dina Calanchini at Dina.Calanchini@waterboards.ca.gov.

Forward Inc., and Republic Services, Forward Landfill - Proposed Cleanup and Abatement Order

Proposed for consideration by the Executive Officer. Persons wishing to submit comments on this action must submit their comments in writing to the Central Valley Water Board no later than 5:00 p.m. of 17 March 2020. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Brendan Kenny at (916) 464-4635 or by email at Brendan.Kenny@waterboards.ca.gov.

Mountain House Community Services District, Mountain House Wastewater Treatment Plant

On 12 January 2021, The Mountain House Community Services District accepted the Offer to Participate in the Expedited Payment Letter Program relating to Administrative Civil Liability (R5-2020-0567) issued by the Assistant Executive Officer on 8 January 2021 for Assessment of Mandatory Minimum Penalties. Any person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 11020 Sun Center Drive #200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on 22 February 2021. If you have any questions or comments regarding this matter, please contact Xuan​ Luo at (916) 464-4606 or xuan.luo@waterboards.ca.gov.

Sumiden Wire Company - Settlement Agreement for Administrative Civil Liability

On 9 December 2020, both the Discharger and the prosecution team of the Central Valley Water Board reached a settlement agreement for administrative civil liability. Any person wishing to comment on this matter may submit written comments to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, 11020 Sun Center Drive #200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on 16 February 2021. If you have any questions or comments regarding this matter, please contact Brett Stevens at Brett.Stevens@waterboards.ca.gov.

Triple E Produce

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board meeting. To be given full consideration any comments or recommendations must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 p.m. on 25 March 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Rescission Order or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Dina Calanchini by email at Dina.Calanchini@waterboards.ca.gov.

San Luis Obispo County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

Shasta County

Shasta County Department of Public Works, Buckeye Landfill

Proposed for consideration by the Executive Officer. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation you have must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office via email to centralvalleyredding@waterboards.ca.gov with a copy to Patrick.DeCarvalho@waterboards.ca.gov no later than 5:00 pm on 20 March 2021. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Notice of Applicability or if you have any questions or comments, please contact Patrick DeCarvalho by phone at (530) 224-4786 or email at Patrick.DeCarvalho@waterboards.ca.gov.

Sierra County

  • There are currently no tentative orders for this county

Siskiyou County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

Solano County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

Stanislaus County

Bronco Wine Company

Proposed for a consideration at a future Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation you may have must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 pm on 3 July 2020. If you have questions regarding this matter, please contact Maxine Cottrell at Maxine.Cottrell@waterboards.ca.gov.

Grayson Community Services District Wastewater Treatment Facility

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Regional Board Meeting.  To be given full consideration any comments or recommendations must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 p.m. 11 March 2021.  If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Tentative Rescission Order or if you have any question or comments, please contact Maxine Cottrell by email at Maxine.Cottrell@waterboards.ca.gov.

Stanislaus County Department of Environmental Resources, Fink Road Landfill, Class II and Class III Landfills; Operation, Construction, Monitoring, Closure and Post-Closure Maintenance and Corrective Action

Proposed for consideration at a future Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation you may have must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office no later than 5:00 pm on 2 May 2020. If you have any questions regarding this matter please contact Brad Shelton, P.G. at (916) 225-3800 or via email at Brad.Shelton@waterboards.ca.gov.

Sutter County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

Tehama County

Bell-Carter Olive Company, Inc. and City of Corning, Bell-Carter Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation you may have must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office email at RB5R-NPDES-Comments@waterboards.ca.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on 19 March 2021. Questions or comments may be directed to Mike Nilsen at (530) 224-4853 Michael.Nilsen@waterboards.ca.gov.

Tulare County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

Tuolumne County

  • There are currently no tentative items for this county

Yolo County

PG&E Davis Service Center - Notice of Applicability for coverage under General Order R5-2015-0012

Proposed for consideration by the Executive Officer. Persons wishing to submit comments on this matter must submit their comments to the Central Valley Water Board no later than 5:00 pm on 10 July 2020. For more information, please contact Siddharth Sewalia at (916) 464-4658 or by email at Siddharth.Sewalia@waterboards.ca.gov.

The Davis Center, LLC - Notice of Applicability for coverage under General Order R5-2015-0012

Proposed for consideration by the Executive Officer. Persons wishing to submit comments on this matter must submit their comments to the Central Valley Water Board no later than 5:00 pm on 19 June 2020. For more information, please contact Nathan Casebeer at (916) 464-4665 or by email at Nathan.Casebeer@waterboards.ca.gov.

Yuba County

Olivehurst Public Utility District, Wastewater Treatment Facility

Proposed for consideration at the 22-23 April 2021 Board meeting. To be given full consideration, any comment or recommendation you may have must be submitted in writing to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board office email at RB5S-NPDES-Comments@waterboards.ca.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on 22 March 2021. Questions or comments may be directed to Armando Martinez at (916) 464-4617 or Armando.Martinez@waterboards.ca.gov.


All Other Items for Future Board Meetings

Amendments to the March 2011 Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP)

Proposed changes incorporate the recently adopted Central Valley-wide Salt and Nitrate Control Program. In order to evaluate the environmental impacts resultant from incorporating the Salt and Nitrate Control Program into the ILRP General Orders, a proposed Supplemental Program Environmental Impact Report (SPEIR) has been developed. This SPEIR is a supplement to the original ILRP PEIR.

A public hearing concerning the proposed revisions is scheduled for 22-23 April 2021 via Zoom. Written comments on the proposed SPEIR are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on 25 March 2021. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Sue McConnell by email at Sue.McConnell@waterboards.ca.gov.

Amendments for Eight Coalition General Orders (WDRs) for Growers within the Central Valley's Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP)

Proposed amendments for eight WDRs for growers within the Central Valley are provided at the links shown below (track change versions are available upon request). The proposed changes incorporate the recently adopted Central Valley-wide Salt and Nitrate Control Program into the ILRP Coalition (or Third-Party) WDRs.

A public hearing concerning the proposed revisions is scheduled for 22-23 April 2021 via Zoom. Written comments are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on 23 March 2021. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Sue McConnell by email at Sue.McConnell@waterboards.ca.gov.