San Diego Region - Tentative Orders

  • 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 Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0160 (12/5/18). On November 13, 2018, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to Alvarado Hospital Medical Center to address mandatory minimum penalties associated with alleged late reporting violations of General Waste Discharge Requirements for Groundwater Extraction Discharges to Surface Waters within the San Diego Region (Order No. R9-2015-0013). On November 26, 2018, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center 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. R9-2018-0160 until 5 p.m. on January 4, 2019. The Tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0167 (12/5/18). On November 20, 2018, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to LMC East Village I Holdings, LLC to address the mandatory minimum penalty associated with an alleged late reporting violation of General Waste Discharge Requirements for Groundwater Extraction Discharges to Surface Waters within the San Diego Region (Order No. R9-2015-0013). On November 28, 2018, LMC East Village I Holdings, LLC 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. R9-2018-0167 until 5 p.m. on January 4, 2019. The Tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0171 (12/5/18). On November 20, 2018, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to LMI Little Italy Holdings, LLC to address the mandatory minimum penalty associated with an alleged late reporting violation of General Waste Discharge Requirements for Groundwater Extraction Discharges to Surface Waters within the San Diego Region (Order No. R9-2015-0013). On November 28, 2018, LMI Little Italy Holdings, LLC 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. R9-2018-0171 until 5 p.m. on January 4, 2019. The Tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0176 (12/5/18). On November 16, 2018, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to ABP 850 Coast, LLC to address mandatory minimum penalties associated with alleged late reporting violations of General Waste Discharge Requirements for Groundwater Extraction Discharges to Surface Waters within the San Diego Region (Order No. R9-2015-0013). On November 21, 2018, ABP 850 Coast, LLC 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. R9-2018-0176 until 5 p.m. on January 4, 2019. The Tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0177 (12/5/18). On November 27, 2018, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to Bosa Development California II, Inc. to address the mandatory minimum penalty associated with an alleged late reporting violation of General Waste Discharge Requirements for Groundwater Extraction Discharges to Surface Waters within the San Diego Region (Order No. R9-2015-0013). On November 28, 2018, Bosa Development California II, Inc. 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. R9-2018-0177 until 5 p.m. on January 4, 2019. The Tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0178 (12/5/18). On November 29, 2018, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to LPP Lane Field, LLC to address mandatory minimum penalties associated with alleged late reporting violations of General Waste Discharge Requirements for Groundwater Extraction Discharges to Surface Waters within the San Diego Region (Order No. R9-2015-0013). On December 3, 2018, LPP Lane Field, LLC 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. R9-2018-0178 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 Order No. R9-2019-0012. The California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) is releasing, for public review and comment Tentative Order No. R9-2019-0012, Amending Order No. R9-2014-0009 (NPDES No. CA0108928) Waste Discharge Requirements for the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant Discharge to the Pacific Ocean via the South Bay Ocean Outfall. 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. Vicente Rodriguez at Vicente.Rodriguez@waterboards.ca.gov or 619-521-3966.
  • 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 the following in the subject line of all written comments: "Comment – Tentative Investigative Order No. R9-2019-0007 – Attn: Hiram Sarabia – PIN CW-650655.".
  • Notice of Written Comment Period for Revised Tentative Order No. R9-2018-0069. On September 28, 2018 the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) released revised Tentative Order No. R9-2018-0069, Waste Discharge Requirements for the Sycamore Landfill, Sycamore Landfill Inc., San Diego County (Tentative Order) for public review and comment. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of the revised Tentative Order at the San Diego Water Board meeting on December 12, 2018. The revised Tentative Order, with attachments, and Notice of Public Hearing, which contains instructions on how to submit written comments, are available using the links below. The deadline for submittal of written comments is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Questions and comments should be directed to Amy Grove at Amy.Grove@waterboards.ca.gov or (619) 521-3920.
  • 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. The USIBWC and all interested stakeholders, including members of the general public, may submit written comments limited to the substantive revisions to Tentative Investigative Order No. R9-2018-0056. The San Diego Water Board does not intend to consider comments that exceed the scope of this public comment notice. Comments on the substantive revisions are due by May 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Comments sent by mail must be addressed to Ms. Melissa Corona, 2375 Northside Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, California 92108-2700. Comments can also be submitted by e-mail to Melissa.Corona@waterboards.ca.gov. Please indicate the following in the subject line of all written comments: "Comment – Tentative Investigative Order No. R9-2018-0056."

  • Notice of Availability - Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0002 proposes to reissue National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. CA0001350 for Cabrillo Power I LLC, Encina Power Station for wastewater discharges to the Pacific Ocean, a Water of the US, and Tentative Order No. R9-2016-0007 proposes to establish interim requirements and a time schedule to comply with requirements established in Order No. R9-2016-0002. The San Diego Water Board intends to consider adoption of these Tentative Orders at the San Diego Water Board meeting on a future date (TBD). 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.