North Coast Regional Water Board Program for Discharges of Waste Associated with Vineyards
Ex Parte Communication Disclosures: Shone Farms Tour, Alex Hart Mendocino Tour, Greg Giusti Mendocino Tour
For more information, please see Ex Parte Communications Regarding Pending General Orders Disclosure Requirements and Form.
Draft General Waste Discharge Requirements for Commercial Vineyards and supporting Draft Environmental Impact Report are now available for public comment. Comments are due by August 30th, 2023. A public workshop will be held August 4th, 2023 See the Board Agenda page at least 10 days before the meeting for updates.
Draft General Waste Discharge Requirements for Commercial Vineyards in the North Coast Region and Attachment E
Staff request that comments on the proposed General Order be submitted with the subject line “Comments on Draft Vineyard Order.”
Staff request that comments on the Draft EIR be submitted separately with the subject line “Comments on Draft EIR for Vineyards.”
|Upcoming Key Vineyard Permit Development Milestones||Target Date|
|Technical Advisory Group Meetings||Late Summer 2022-Spring 2023|
|Tribal Outreach||Late Summer 2022-Spring 2023|
|Initial CEQA Scoping for Public Comment||Late Summer/Early Fall 2022|
|Draft Permit and CEQA Documents for Public Review||Summer 2023|
|Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of Vineyard Permit||Summer 2024|
Interested parties are encouraged to submit their comments during the permit development process. Please submit your comments via email to the contact information provided below.
Interested parties are encouraged to sign up on the email list below to receive information about stakeholder involvement opportunities and updates on the progress of development on the various programs and permits:
Water Board Contacts: If you have questions or comments about the Vineyard Program, please contact:
Brenna Sullivan, Regional Water Board staff
These links will take you to the landing page of the associated policies and plans. From these pages you can access links to read the documents, view water quality monitoring reports and FAQs.
North Coast Basin Plan Intro to Basin Plan | California Northcoast Regional Water Quality Control Board
TMDL Landing page TMDLs | California Northcoast Regional Water Quality Control Board Links to all North Coast TMDLs. Within these pages are links to the TMDLs, their monitoring reports, data and technical support documents.
North Coast Temperature Policy Temperature Amendment | California Northcoast Regional Water Quality Control Board
State Water Board Irrigated Lands ProgramAgriculture | California State Water Resources Control Board
East San Joaquin Precedential Order r5-2012-0116.pdf (ca.gov)