San Diego Region - Tentative Orders

  • Notice of Availability - Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0092. The California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) proposes to issue Waste Discharge Requirements to Sand Creek Development, LP for the discharge of permanent fill material from the Tentative Tract Map No. 33356 (Amended Exhibit No. 3) Project (Project) to 0.31 acre (1,908 linear feet) of ephemeral streambed waters of the State, and temporary fill to 0.59 acre (308 linear feet) of ephemeral streambed waters of the State. The Project is located at the northwest corner of the Anza Road and Linda Rosea Road intersection, east of the City of Temecula in unincorporated portion of southwestern Riverside County, California. The deadline for submittal of written comments is 5:00 p.m. on Friday April 12, 2019. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of the Tentative Order at its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0016. The California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) is releasing, for public review and comment Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0016, An Order Rescinding Order No. R9-2010-0003. Order No. R9-2010-0003 is entitled General Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges of Hydrostatic Test Water and Potable Water to Surface Waters and Storm Drains or Other Conveyance Systems Within the San Diego Region. As provided in the Tentative Order, Order No. R9-2010-0003 is superseded by the statewide Order WQ 2014-0194-DWQ to provide regulatory coverage for drinking water system discharges in the San Diego Region. The Tentative Order and Public Notice, which contain instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. Questions and comments should be directed to Mr. Ben Neill at Ben.Neill@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3376
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Addendum No. 5 to Order No. 97-52. On March 11, 2019 the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) released Tentative Addendum No. 5 to Order No. 97-52, Waste Discharge and Recycling Requirements for The South Orange County Wastewater Authority, Orange County, for public review and comment. The San Diego Water Board is considering adoption of the enclosed Tentative Addendum No. 5 to Order No. 97-52 (Tentative Addendum) at its scheduled meeting on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. The Tentative Addendum, if adopted, would amend Order No. 97-52, Waste Discharge and Recycling Requirements for The South Orange County Wastewater Authority, Orange County, to reflect that the Irvine Ranch Water District and El Toro Water District are no longer member agencies of the South Orange County Wastewater Authority, and therefore are no longer required to comply with Order No. 97-52. The Tentative Addendum and Notice of Public Hearing which contains instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. All written comments are due by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Questions and comments should be directed to Mr. Brandon Bushnell at by phone at 619-521-8044 or by email at Brandon.Bushnell@waterboards.ca.gov. Tentative Addendum No. 5 to Order No. 97-52
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0031. On March 8, 2019 the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) released Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0031, An Order Rescinding Order No. 95-17, Waste Discharge Requirements for the R.C.P. Block & Brick, Inc., San Diego County (Tentative Order) for public review and comment. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of the Tentative Order at the San Diego Water Board meeting on May 8, 2019. The Tentative Order and Notice of Public Hearing which contains instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. All written comments are due by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019. Questions and comments should be directed to Ms. Sherrie Komeylyan by phone at (619) 521-3366 or by e-mail at Chehreh.Komeylyan@waterboards.ca.gov.
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0052. On February 22, 2019 the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) released Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0052, An Order Rescinding Order No. R9-2007-0148, Waste Discharge Requirements for California Department of Transportation, Tecate Truck Inspection Station (Tentative Order) for public review and comment. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of the Tentative Order at the San Diego Water Board meeting on May 8, 2019. The Tentative Order and Notice of Availability, which contains instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. All written comments are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019. Questions and comments should be directed to Mr. Brandon Bushnell by phone at (619) 521-8044 or by e-mail at Brandon.Bushnell@waterboards.ca.gov.
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0005. On January 24, 2019 the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) released Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0005 Conditional Waivers of Waste Discharge Requirements for Low Threat Discharges in the San Diego Region (Tentative Order) for public review and comment. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of the Tentative Order at the San Diego Water Board meeting on May 8, 2019. The Tentative Order and Notice of Availability are available using the links below.Questions and comments should be directed to Ms. Sherrie Komeylyan by phone at (619) 521-3366 or by e-mail at Chehreh.Komeylyan@waterboards.ca.gov.
  • Notice of Availability - Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0003. The California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) is releasing, for public review and comment Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0003, NPDES No. CA0108928, Waste Discharge Requirements for the Poseidon Resources (Channelside) LP Claude "Bud" Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant Discharge to the Pacific Ocean. The Tentative Order and Public Notice, which contains instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. Questions and comments should be directed to Mr. Ben Neill at Ben.Neill@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3376.
  • Notice of Availability- Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0011 proposes to issue Waste Discharge Requirements to Bel Air Murrieta, LLC for the discharge of fill material from the Bel Air Apartment Homes (Murrieta 196) Project (Project) to an unnamed 1.40-acre isolated wetland (pond), tributary to the Warm Springs Creek located south of Murrieta Hot Springs Road, east of Via Princessa, and north of Calle Del Lago, Murrieta, CA. The deadline for submittal of written comments is 5:00 p.m. on Friday January 18, 2019. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of the Tentative Order at its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

    Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0159 (12/5/18). On November 30, 2018, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to the City of Oceanside for alleged violations of the Statewide General Permit for sanitary sewer systems (Order No. 2006-0003-DWQ and 2008-0002-EXE), the San Diego Water Board's waste discharge requirements for sewage collection systems (No. R9-2007-0005), and federal Clean Water Act section 301 (33 U.S.C. 1311) for a sanitary sewer overflow to Loma Alta Creek and Slough and mandatory minimum penalties for alleged violations of effluent limitations prescribed in San Diego Water Board NPDES Order No. R9-2011-0016 from the La Salina Wastewater Treatment Plant. On December 3, 2018, the City of Oceanside accepted the San Diego Water Board offer and waived its right to a hearing. The San Diego Water Board is accepting

  • written comments on tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0159 until 5 p.m. on January 4, 2019. The tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:

  • Notice of Availability - Tentative Investigative Order No. R9-2019-0007 proposes to direct the cities of Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, and Wildomar, the counties of San Diego and Riverside, the Riverside Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and the United States Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton to design and implement a water quality improvement monitoring and assessment program for eutrophic conditions in the Santa Margarita River Estuary and Watershed. The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (San Diego Water Board) will receive written comments on the Tentative Investigative Order. The public comment period has been extended. All written comments regarding the Tentative Investigative Order must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018, to be considered by the San Diego Water Board. Written comment submitted by e-mail must be sent to sandiego@waterboards.ca.gov. Written comments sent by mail must be addressed to Hiram Sarabia, 2375 Northside Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, California 92108-2700. Please indicate thefollowing in the subject line of all written comments: "Comment – Tentative Investigative Order No. R9-2019-0007 – Attn: Hiram Sarabia – PIN CW-650655.".
  • Notice of Availability - Tentative Investigative Order No. R9-2018-0021 proposes to direct the City of San Diego, the City of Santee, the City of El Cajon, the City of La Mesa, the County of San Diego, the San Diego County Sanitation District, Padre Dam Municipal Water District, Ramona Municipal Water District, San Diego State University, Metropolitan Transit System, and California Department of Transportation to submit technical and monitoring reports to identify and quantify the sources and transport pathways of human fecal material to the San Diego River Watershed. The San Diego Water Board has postponed its consideration to adopt the Tentative Investigative Order at the San Diego Water Board meeting on August 8, 2018. Interested persons may submit written comments on the Tentative Investigative Order during the public comment period in person, by e-mail (SanDiego@waterboards.ca.gov), or by mail (2375 Northside Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92108-2700) to the attention of Ms. Laurie Walsh. Please indicate in the subject line of all written comments "Comment – Tentative Order No. R9-2018-0021." The deadline for submittal of written comments is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Questions and concerns should be directed to Ms. Laurie Walsh at Laurie.Walsh@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3373.

  • Notice of Availability - Tentative Investigative Order No. R9-2018-0056 proposes to direct the USIBWC to submit technical reports pertaining to an investigation of pollution, contamination, and nuisance from transboundary flows in the Tijuana River Valley. The San Diego Water Board accepted public comments on the Tentative Investigative Order from March 16, 2018 through April 2, 2018 and subsequently made revisions to the Tentative Investigative Order. Some of the revisions are merely minor edits, relocation of text, and reformatting; all substantive revisions are shown in redline/strikethrough in the current version below. On March 16, 2018, the USIBWC and all interested stakeholders, including members of the general public, were invited to submit written comments limited to the substantive revisions to Tentative Investigative Order No. R9-2018-0056. Comments on the substantive revisions were due by May 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. No comments on the substantive revisions were submitted to the San Diego Water Board.