Notice of Proposed Settlement

Proposed Order No. R1-2023-0049
Settlement Agreement And Stipulation For Entry of Order
Sonoma County Water Agency and the Russian River County Sanitation District

Order No. R1-2023-0049 is a Settlement Agreement and Stipulation for Entry of Order (Proposed Order), which resolves penalties for violations of Discharge Prohibitions set forth in Waste Discharge Requirements Order No. R1-2014-0002 (NPDES Permit No. CA0024058) for the Russian River County Sanitation District and the Sonoma County Water Agency, General Waste Discharge Requirements Order 2006-0003-DWQ for Sanitary Sewer Systems, and the federal Clean Water Act. A 30-day Public Comment period was provided for this item, with a deadline of September 28, 2023 for the submittal of public comments. The provided Response to Comments Document details all written comments received and the Regional Water Board Prosecution Team's response. Questions regarding the Proposed Order should be directed to the Regional Water Board at