San Diego Region - Active Administrative Civil Liability Complaints

Below is a list of active administrative assessments of civil liability available for public comment.

Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Stipulated Order No. R9-2019-0020 (2/1/2019). The California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to the County of San Diego County Sanitation District (District) for the unauthorized discharge of 762,739 gallons of untreated sewage to Los Coches Creek from February 28, 2017 to March 17, 2017 in the amount of $662,414. The District 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 Stipulated Order No. R9-2019-0020 until 5 p.m. on March 3, 2019. The tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:

Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Stipulated Order No. R9-2019-0018 (1/17/2019). On December 19, 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 Del Mar for the unauthorized discharge of 4,250 gallons of untreated sewage to the Pacific Ocean on 10/14/2018 in the amount of $42,500. On January 17, 2019, the City 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 Stipulated Order No. R9-2019-0018 until 5 p.m. on February 18, 2019. The tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:

Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2019-0024 (1/16/19). On January 10, 2019, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to Promenade Mall Development Corporation 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 January 14, 2019, Promenade Mall Development Corporation 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. R9-2019-0024 until 5 p.m. on February 16, 2019. The Tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:

Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0186 (1/10/2019). On December 21, 2018, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (San Diego Water Board) issued an Offer to Settle Administrative Civil Liability to Padre Dam Municipal Water District to address mandatory minimum penalties associated with alleged serious effluent violations of Waste Discharge Requirements for the Padre Dam Municipal Water District, Ray Stoyer Water Recycling Facility, Discharge to Sycamore Creek, San Diego County (Order No. R9-2015-0002). On December 27, 2018, Padre Dam Municipal Water District 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. R9-2018-0186 until 5 p.m. on February 10, 2019. The Tentative Order and instructions on how to submit comments are provided below:

Notice of Written Comment Period for Tentative Settlement Offer No. R9-2018-0159 (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:

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