Year 2015 - 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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2015 Deadlines

Topic Deadline to Receive Comments Written Comments Received
Salton Sea
The State Water Board is accepting written comments regarding the status of agency actions identified by the Salton Sea Task Force

Notice | Program Page
12/30/15
by Noon
Comments
Morongo Revocation Hearing
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Draft Order.

Transmittal Letter and Draft Order | Program Page|
12/29/15
by Noon
Comments
Emergency Regulation for Measuring and Reporting on the Diversion of Water

Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
12/17/15
by Noon
Comments
North Coast Water Quality Objective Update & Editorial Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (North Coast Water Board’s) amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the North Coast Region (Basin Plan) to update Section 3 (Water Quality Objectives) and make nonsubstantive revisions to Section 1 (Introduction) and Section 5 (Plans and Policies)

Notice  |  Program Page
12/14/15
by Noon
Comments
Urban Water Conservation
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the potential extension and modification of the existing Emergency Regulation for Statewide Urban Water Conservation

Notice | Program Page
12/02/15
by Noon
Comments
Storm Water Strategy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Storm Water Strategy

Revised NoticeNotice | Program Page
11/16/15
by Noon
Comments
Groundwater Quality Control Measures for Salt and Nutrients in the Lower Santa Clara River Basin
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 Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region that would incorporate stakeholder-developed groundwater quality management measures for salts and nutrients in the Lower Santa Clara River Basin (Basin Plan amendment).

Notice | Program Page
11/12/15
by Noon
Comments
Storm Water Resource Plan and Proposition 1 Funding Guidelines
The State Water Board is accepting written comment on the Draft Plan Guidelines and the Draft Funding Guidelines.

2nd Revised Notice
 |  Revised Notice |  Notice | Program Page
10/13/15
by Noon
Comments
San Gabriel River TMDL
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 Basin Plan that would incorporate a TMDL for indicator bacteria in the San Gabriel River, Estuary and Tributaries.

Notice | Program Page
09/30/15
by Noon
Comments
Los Angeles River Watershed Trash TMDLs and Ballona Creek Trash TMDLs
The State Water Board is accepting written comment on the proposed approval of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board's amendment to the Basin Plan to revise the Total Maximum Daily Load for Trash in the Los Angeles River Watershed and the Total Maximum Daily Load for Trash in the Ballona Creek Watershed.

Notice | Program Page
09/30/15
by Noon
Comments
LA River Metals TMDL
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 Basin Plan that would adopt site-specific objectives for lead and copper in the Los Angeles River Watershed and to revise the TMDL for metals in the Los Angeles River and Tributaries.

Notice | Program Page
09/30/15
by Noon
Comments
China Lake MUN use De-designation
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Lahontan Basin that would remove the MUN beneficial use designation from certain ground waters beneath NAWS China Lake (Basin Plan amendment).

Notice | Program Page
09/21/15
by Noon
No comments at this time
San Diego Board nitrate/OWTS Basin Plan Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of Region 9  amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Diego Basin that would change the nitrate water quality objective for groundwaters, incorporate the Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Policy and incorporate miscellaneous updates.

Notice | Program Page
09/15/15
by Noon
Comments
Grazing Regulatory Action Project
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed draft mitigation fee delegation Resolution.

Revised Notice | Notice | Draft Resolution | Program Page
09/03/15
by Noon
Comments
Mojave National Preserve Roads
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed draft WDR order.

Notice | Draft Order | Program Page
08/17/15
by Noon
No comments at this time
Proposed Amendment - Deadline Extension for Industrial General Permit
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed amendment to the general permit for storm water discharges associated with industrial activities (Order 2014-0057-DWQ) (General Permit) extending the deadline for Dischargers to submit permit registration documents via the State Water Board's Storm Water Multiple Application and Report Tracking System (SMARTS) website from July 1, 2015 to August 14, 2015. SWRCB will only accept written that are limited to the identified proposed amendments to the General Permit.

Notice | Proposed Amendment | Program Page
08/03/15
by Noon
Comments
Proposal to Develop a Storm Water Program Workplan and Implementation Strategy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the Proposal.

Notice | Program Page
07/24/15
by Noon
Comments
Once-Through Cooling Policy Mitigation Fee Delegation Resolution
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed draft Resolution.

Revised Notice | Program Page
07/13/15
by Noon
Comments
Incorporation of Stakeholder-Proposed Groundwater Quality Control Measures for Salt and Nutrients in the Central and West Coast Basins of Los Angeles County
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 Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region that would incorporate stakeholder-proposed groundwater quality management measures for salts and nutrients in the Central and West Coast groundwater basins of Los Angeles County.

Notice | Program Page
07/02/15
by Noon
Comments
Central Valley Regional Sacramento MUN 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 amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins to remove the Municipal and Domestic Supply (MUN) beneficial use in twelve constructed and/or modified water bodies in the Sacramento River Basin that receive treated municipal wastewater from the cities of Biggs, Colusa, Live Oak or Willows (Basin Plan Amendment).

Notice | Program Page
07/02/15
by Noon
Comments
Conservation Water Pricing
The State Water Board is accepting written comments regarding issues described in the Workshop Notice dated June 10, 2015

Notice
07/01/15
by Noon
Comments
Revised Draft Model Criteria for Groundwater Monitoring
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the revised draft Model Criteria dated June 23, 2015.

Notice | Draft Model Criteria | Summary Sheet of Changes | Program Page
06/30/15
by Noon
Comments
Mann CDO & ACL
The State Water Board is accepting written comment on the proposed Draft Order.

Transmittal Letter and Draft Order | Program Page
06/10/15
by Noon
Comments
Los Angeles Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit (Order No. R4-2012-0175) – LA MS4 Permit A-2236(a)-(kk)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the revised proposed Order.  Comments must be limited to revisions made since the November 21, 2014 proposed Order as indicated by redline/strikeout.

Revised Notice | Notice | Revised Proposed Order
06/02/15
by Noon
Comments
Proposed Draft Model Criteria for Groundwater Monitoring
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed draft Model Criteria for Groundwater Monitoring in areas of oil and gas well stimulation as specified in California Water Code section 10783 (Senate Bill 4, Pavley, Statutes of 2013)

Notice | Program Page
05/29/15
by Noon
Comments
LADWP Barren Ridge Renewable Transmission Line Project
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed draft Order for a Certification and WDRs.

Notice | Program Page
05/18/15
by Noon
No comments at this time
Administrative Update to Los Angeles Region Basin Plan Chapters 1, 5, and 6
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 Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region that would administratively update Chapter 1 “Introduction”, Chapter 5 “Plans and Policies”, and Chapter 6 “Monitoring and Assessment by incorporating updated information, tables and figures.

Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
05/11/15
by Noon
Comments
North Coast OWTS Policy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the North Coast Region that would incorporate the State Water Resources Control Board’s Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Policy (Basin Plan amendment).

Notice | Program Page
05/08/15
by Noon
No comments at this time
Proposed Emergency Conservation Regulation
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the drought-related emergency regulation to ensure water suppliers, their customers, and state residents increase water conservation in urban settings by 25% statewide.

Notice | Development Page
05/04/15
by 10:00 a.m.
Comments
Central Valley Region Diazinon and Chlorpyrifos Basin Plan Amendment
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the Central Valley Regional Water Board's amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins for the Control of Diazinon and Chlorpyrifos Discharges.

Notice | Program Page
04/23/15
by Noon
Comments
North Coast Restoration Policy
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board's amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the North Coast Region that would establish a Policy in Support of Restoration in the North Coast Region

Notice | Program Page
04/14/15
by Noon
Comments
Desalination Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on changes to the proposed draft Final Desalination Amendment and the draft Final SED. Comments are limited to proposed revision made to the proposed Desalination Amendment and draft Final SED that was distributed and posted on July 3, 2014.

Notice | Program Page
04/09/15
by noon
Comments
Once Through Cooling Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed amendment to the Water Quality Control Policy on the Use of Coastal and Estuarine Waters for Power Plant Cooling.

Notice | Program Page
03/24/15
by Noon
Comments
Ocean Plan Exception – Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UCSD/SIO) Public Hearing
The State Water Board will accept written comments on the proposed Exception and Addendum

Notice | Program Page
03/23/15
by Noon
No comments at this time
Caltrans Alternate ASBS Priority Discharge Locations
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed revisions to priority discharge locations in ASBS as specified in Attachment III of the California Department of Transportation Statewide Storm Water Permit

Notice | Program Page
03/16/15
by Noon
No comments at this time
Salton Sea
The State Water Board Board is accepting written comment regarding the provisions of the State Water Resources Control Board's decision relating to the Salton Sea and whether the State Water Board should take further actions to address the Salton Sea's future. See Notice for further details.

Notice | Program Page
03/11/15
by Noon
Comments
North Coast Temperature Policy and Action Plans
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed approval of the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the North Coast Region that would establish a Policy for region-wide implementation of the water quality objectives for temperature and establish action plans to address temperature impairments in the Mattole, Navarro, and Eel River watersheds.

Revised Notice | Program Page
03/05/15
by Noon
Comments
Composting Operations
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the draft EIR and General Order

Second Revised Notice | Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
03/02/15
by Noon
Comments
Statewide Bacteria Objectives
The State Water Board will accept written comments on the Informational Scoping Document

Notice | Scoping Document | Program Page
02/20/15
by Noon
Comments
303(d) List portion of the 2012 California Integrated Report
The State Water Board will accept written comments on the proposed federal Clean Water Act (CWA) section 303(d) list of water quality limited segments (303(d) List) portion of the 2012 California Integrated Report.

Revised Notice | Notice | Program Page
02/05/15
by Noon
Comments
Los Angeles Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit (MS4) - A-2236(a)-(kk)
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the proposed Order

Transmittal Letter and Draft Order
01/21/15
by Noon
Comments
Draft Aquatic Weed Control Permit Amendments
The State Water Board is accepting written comments on the draft amendments

Notice | Program Page
01/14/15
by Noon
No comments at this time

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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