Year 2014 - Documents for Public Comment

The following documents are presented for public comment. Comments are addressed to the Clerk to the Board.

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2014 Deadlines

Topic Deadline to Receive Comments Written Comments Received
Fox 11 TV Transmitter Proposed UST Case Closure
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the draft Order.

Notice | Draft Order | Summary | Program Page
12/29/14
by Noon
No comments at this time
303(d) Listing Policy Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments  on the proposed approval of the amendment to the Water Quality Control Policy for Developing the Clean Water Act Section 303(d) List.

Revised Notice |  Notice | Program Page
12/22/14
by Noon
Comments
Central Valley Variances and Exceptions
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Central Valley Water Board) amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins and the Water Quality Control Plan for the Tulare Lake Basin (Basin Plan amendments) to add policies for variances from surface water quality standards for point source dischargers, a variance program for salinity, and exceptions from implementation of water quality objectives for salinity.

Notice | Program Page
12/22/14
by Noon
Comments
Urban Water Conservation
The State Water Board will accept written comments regarding potential next steps and future actions related to urban water conservation if drought conditions persist into the new calendar year.

Notice | Program Page
12/17/14
by Noon
Comments
Safe Drinking Water Plan for California
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the draft Plan.

Notice | Program Page
12/15/14
by Noon
Comments
Caltrans Prioritized Inventories
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Prioritized Categorical Inventories of Reaches (Prioritized Inventories) subject to Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) implementation, as required by the Statewide Storm Water Permit for the State of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Order 2012-0011-DWQ.

Notice | Program Page
11/26/14
by Noon
Comments
Upper Santa Clara River Chloride TMDL Revision
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board's amendments to the Basin Plan that would revise the Upper Santa Clara River Chloride TMDL and water quality objectives for chloride in the Upper Santa Clara River.

Notice | Program Page
11/25/14
by Noon
Comments
Royal Mountain King Mine Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Basin Plan Amendment.

Notice
| Program Page
11/5/14
by Noon
Comments
Proposed Revision to Sources of Drinking Water Policy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed revisions.

Notice
| Program Page
11/5/14
by Noon
Comments
Once Through Cooling Policy Special Studies
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the special studies conducted by Bechtel Corporation for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).

Notice
| Program Page
11/4/14
by Noon
Comments
Improvements and Enforcement of Water Rights During Drought Conditions
The State Water Board is accepting written recommendations and information on actions that should be taken to most effectively implement and enforce the water rights priority system in future dry years.

Notice
| Program Page
10/15/14
by Noon
Comments
Draft Aquatic Animal Invasive Species Control Permit Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comment on the proposed amendments

Notice | Program Page
10/13/14
by Noon
No comments at this time
Lagunitas Creek Sediment TMDL
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board's (San Francisco Bay Water Board's) amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay Basin that would establish a total maximum daily load (TMDL) and numeric targets for sediment, and numeric targets for large woody debris, in the Lagunitas Creek watershed; and establish an implementation plan to achieve the TMDL and habitat enhancement goals.

Notice | Program Page
10/13/14
by Noon
Comments
SF Bay Region Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Policy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board's amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay Basin that would incorporate new onsite wastewater treatment system policy; amend wet weather overflow policy; update graywater information; and update a table of municipal wastewater discharge locations.

Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
10/10/14
by Noon
Comments
DWSRF Policy Handbook
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the draft Handbook

Notice | Program Page
10/6/14
by Noon
Comments
FY 2014/15 Water Quality Fees Regulations
The State Water Board will be considering a proposal to adopt emergency regulations adjusting Water Quality Fees for Fiscal Year 2014-15 at the September 23, 2014 Board Meeting.  The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed regulations and staff report.

Proposed FY 2014/15 Water Quality Fee Regulations | Staff Report | Program Page
Written comments can be submitted by email to commentletters@waterboards.ca.gov or by fax at (916) 341-5620 with the subject "Comment Letter - Water Quality Fees"
9/18/14
Noon
Comments
Proposed Order on Petitions for Reconsideration and Objections to January 31, 2014 (including modifications) Order on Delta Temporary Urgency Changes
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed draft Order.

Notice | Draft Order | Program Page
9/16/14
by Noon
Comments
Central and Southern Delta Water Availability Use
The State Water Board is accepting written comments regarding the issues for discussion at the workshop and on the proposed order.

Notice | Draft Order
9/15/14
by Noon
Comments
Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region to incorporate the Statewide Policy for Siting, Design, Operation and Maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region to incorporate the Statewide Policy for Siting, Design, Operation and Maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems.

Notice | Program Page
9/15/14
by Noon
No comments at this time
Petition of Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency Review of Denial of Waste Discharge Requirements, Revised Tentative Order No. R9-2013-0007 for Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency, Tesoro Extension (SR 241) Project, Orange County, San Diego Water Board - SWRCB/OCC File A-2259
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Order.

Transmittal Letter and Draft Order
9/15/14
by Noon
Comments
Table 4-zz of Resolution R14-003
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Resolution R14-003 Reconsideration of Table 4-zz of Resolution No. R4-2009-007, Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region Prohibiting On-site Wastewater Disposal Systems in the Malibu Civic Center Area.

Notice | Program Page
9/15/14
by Noon
No comments at this time
Desalination Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed amendments.

Notice | Program Page
8/19/14
by Noon
Comments
Draft Drinking Water Systems General Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Draft Resolution and Draft Statewide General NPDES Permit for Drinking Water Systems Discharges.

3rd Rev. Notice | 2nd Rev. Notice | Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
8/19/14
by Noon
Comments
Drought Response Outreach Program for Schools (DROPS)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed guidelines

Notice | Program Page
8/13/14
by Noon
Comments
Sprouts Market Proposed UST Case Closure
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed UST Case Closure

Notice | Draft Order | UST Case Closure Summary | Program Page
8/8/14
by Noon
No comments at this time
Agricultural Expert Panel Draft Report
The State Water Board is accepting written documents and remarks on the Expert's Panel Draft Report

Notice | Program Page
8/7/14
by Noon
Comments
Trash Control Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Proposed Amendments to Statewide Water Quality Control Plans to Control Trash (proposed Trash Amendments) and the Draft Staff Report, including the Draft Substitute Environmental Documentation (SED).

Notice | Program Page
8/5/14
by Noon
Comments
SWRCB/OCC FILES A-2239(a), A-2239(b), & A-2239(c)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Draft Order.

Transmittal Letter and Draft Order
8/1/14
by Noon
Comments
Draft Utility Vaults Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the draft Permit.

Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
8/1/14
by Noon
Comments
Tulare Lake Basin Plan Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Tulare Lake Basin to Edit and Update Language.

Notice | Program Page
7/31/14
by Noon
Comments
Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers Basin Plan Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins to Edit and Update Language.

Public Notice | Program Page
7/25/14
by Noon
No comments at this time
Central Valley Amendments Incorporating the OWTS
Policy The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins and the Water Quality Control Plan for the Tulare Lake Basin regarding the State Water Board’s Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Policy.

Notice | Program Page
7/25/14
by Noon
No comments at this time
General Order WDRs for Small Domestic Wastewater Systems and/or Negative Declaration and Initial Study
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed General Order and Initial Study/Negative Declaration.

Notice | Program Page
7/25/14
by Noon
Comments
Santa Ana Region Salt Management Plan Updates
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Santa Ana River Basin that would incorporate the statewide Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Policy and updates to Salt Management Plan for the Santa Ana Region (Basin Plan amendments).

Notice
6/23/14
by Noon
Comments
Draft Vector Control Permit Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed amendments.

Notice | Program Page
6/09/14
by Noon
Comments
Lahontan Basin Plan Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Region’s (Lahontan Water Board) amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Lahontan Region (Basin Plan).

Notice
5/30/14
by Noon
Comments
General Order WDRs for Recycled Water Use
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed General Order

2nd Revised Notice | Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
5/27/14
by Noon
Comments
Santa Maria Pesticide TMDL
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of an amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Central Coastal Basin to establish Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for Toxicity and Pesticides in the Santa Maria River Watershed in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties, California.

Notice
5/21/14
by Noon
Comments
Agricultural Expert Panel
The State Water Board is accepting written comments for the Expert Panel's consideration.

Notice | Program Page
5/14/14
by Noon
Comments
Marina del Rey Harbor Toxic Pollutants TMDL
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Los Angeles Water Board) amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region to revise the Marina del Rey Harbor Toxic Pollutants TMDL.

Notice
5/13/14
by Noon
Comments
Ballona Creek Metals and Ballona Creek Estuary Toxics TMDLs
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Los Angeles Water Board) amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region to revise the TMDLs for metals in the Ballona Creek and the TMDLs for Toxic Pollutants in the Ballona Creek Estuary.

Notice
5/13/14
by Noon
Comments
Millview Revocation Hearing
The State Water Board is accepting comments on the proposed draft Order

Transmittal Cover Letter & Draft Order | Program Page
5/9/14
by Noon
Comments
Proposed Amendments to Water Quality Petition Regulations
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed amendments to its regulations governing petitions for review of regional water quality control board actions.

Notice | Program Page
4/30/14
by 5:00 p.m.
Comments
Draft Aquatic Weed Control Permit Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed amendments to the Aquatic Weed Control Permit

Notice | Program Page
4/28/14
by Noon
Comments
Administrative Update to Chapter 3 of the Basin Plan for the Los Angeles Region
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board's non-regulatory amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region that would administratively update Chapter 3 "Water Quality Objectives" by incorporating previously adopted amendments and updated tables.

Notice
4/28/14
by Noon
No comments at this time
Sustainable Groundwater Management
Interested parties may submit written comments on the proposal.
Written comments should be submitted to groundwater@gov.ca.gov

Notice
4/25/14
by Noon
No comments at this time
Method to Develop Flow Criteria for Priority Tributaries to the Bay-Delta
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Delta Stewardship Council – Delta Science Program’s Independent Review Committee’s Recommendation on the Method to Develop Flow Criteria for Priority Tributaries to the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta Estuary (Bay-Delta) and comments recommending alternative methods to develop flow criteria for priority tributaries to the Bay-Delta.

Notice | Program Page
4/18/14
by Noon
Comments
Petition of Zief Foundation – UST Case Closure
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Order.

Transmittal Letter | Draft Order
3/28/14
by Noon
Comments
Proposed Caltrans Permit Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comment on the proposed Amendment to the California Department of Transportation Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System permit to implement requirements of Total Maximum Daily Loads.

Notice | Program Page
3/28/14
by Noon
Comments
Expert Panel Nomination(s) - Advisory Committee Questions - (SBX2 1, Perata)
The State Water Board is accepting written nominations to the Expert Panel and Advisory Committee questions.

Notice | Program Page
3/7/14
Noon
No comments at this time
Final Draft Industrial General Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed final draft Industrial General Permit. Comments are limited to the identified proposed revisions to the Final Draft Industrial General Permit made since July 19, 2013.

Notice | Program Page
3/4/14
by Noon
Comments
Draft Vector Control Permit MRP Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed draft amendments to the Vector Control Permit MRP.

Notice
2/5/14
by Noon
Comments
Implementation Plans and Schedules for the Los Cerritos Channel Metals TMDL, and the San Gabriel River and Impaired Tributaries Metals and Selenium TMDL
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Los Angeles Water Board) amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region that would incorporate an implementation plan and schedule for the Los Cerritos Channel Metals TMDL, and an implementation plan and schedule for the San Gabriel River and Impaired Tributaries Metals and Selenium TMDL

Notice
1/20/14
by Noon
Comments
Confusion Hill Bypass Project (SWRCB/OCC-A2208(a)-(b))
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the revised Proposed Order.

Transmittal Letter | Revised Proposed Draft Order
1/7/14
by Noon
Comments
Central Coast Onsite Amendments
The State Water Board will accept comments on the proposed approval of the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Central Coastal Basin that would revise the onsite wastewater implementation sections of the Basin Plan and incorporate by reference the OWTS Policy into the Basin Plan.

Notice
1/6/14
by Noon
Comments

Comments can be addressed to:

Jeanine Townsend, Clerk to the Board
State Water Resources Control Board
1001 I Street, 24th Floor [95814]
P.O. Box 100
Sacramento, CA 95812-0100
916/341-5600  (fax) 916/341-5620
commentletters@waterboards.ca.gov

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