San Diego Region - Public Notices for Section 401 Water Quality Certifications

Public Notices

The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board is currently reviewing applications for water quality certification under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act for the following projects.  State regulations require that these applications are publicly noticed for a minimum of twenty-one (21) days prior to the San Diego Water Board taking an action.

We encourage public comments on the proposed work which will be considered in the decision on certification. You may submit comments by email, mail, or fax to the San Diego Water Board. Please include the Project Name and Place ID Number in the subject line of your correspondence and deliver to:

California Regional Water Quality Control Board
San Diego Region
2375 Northside Drive, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108
Fax: (619) 516-1994

For Project-specific information, please contact the assigned San Diego Water Board staff. To schedule a file review, email

Comment Period

Place ID Number

Project Name and Description


1/4 - 1/25


Fire-Rescue Air Operations Facility
Applicant: City of San Diego
The Applicant proposes to expand the existing air facilities for City of San Diego Fire-Rescue operations at the Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport. The project would involve construction of approximately 65,000 square feet of concrete apron for five helicopters; 32,000 square feet of hangar buildings for maintenance, offices, and storage; and parking and shelter for two helicopter support vehicles.

Mike Porter

1/4 - 1/25


La Jolla Farms Outfall
Applicant: City of San Diego

The Applicant proposes to reduce erosion in a coastal canyon by extending an existing storm drain outfall approximately 250 feet downslope and installing a concrete energy dissipator.

Mike Porter

1/4 - 1/25


Heritage Road Bridge Replacement
Applicant: City of Chula Vista

The Applicant proposes to replace an existing (at-grade, Arizona style) culvert bridge with a higher and longer bridge that spans the width of the Otay River and its floodplain. The bridge will provide 24/7/365 all-weather access over the Otay River. The existing and proposed replacement bridge is located at the eastern terminus of the Otay River Valley, just downstream of the Otay Reservoir Dam.

Mike Porter

1/20 - 2/10


Repair Horno Concrete Channel Near Building 53451
Applicant: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

The Applicant proposes to repair the existing concrete drainage channels and CMP culverts near building 53451.This project will increase the size/height of the concrete channels and culverts to provide enough capacity to keep the banks of the channel from overflowing and flooding the nearby Bachelor Enlisted Quarters and preventing future erosion to the channel.

Darren Bradford



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