Public Notices and Documents for Review

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) requests public comments on many types of draft documents: Basin Plan amendments, adoption of TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads), NPDES permits, Waste Discharge Requirements, Site Cleanup Requirements, Enforcement Orders, California Environmental Quality Act documents and more. This page contains links to public notices for projects currently in a public comment period. In addition, you will find links to pages containing support materials (fact sheets, regulation text, etc.) below the public notices.

You may also visit the Water Board Meeting Calendar for information about comment periods, public hearings and meetings.


Laws and Regulations Relevant to Current Public Proceedings

How to Participate

Board Meetings

Basin Planning and TMDLs

NEW – July 18, 2019: The Petaluma River Bacteria TMDL Draft Staff Report and Basin Plan amendment are available for public review and comment. The comment period ends on September 3, 2019. The public notice for this Bain Plan amendment provides information on the comment period and the public hearing.

The Staff Report for the Petaluma River Bacteria TMDL presents the supporting documentation for a proposed Basin Plan amendment that will be considered by the San Francisco Bay Water Board to restore water quality impacted by bacteria in the Petaluma River Watershed. 



  • For public notices and draft documents for review on NPDES related matter, please see Proposed (Tentative) Orders for Consideration by the Board.

Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

Site Cleanup

United Technologies Corporation is currently in the process of transferring ownership of approximately 1,521 acres of the western portion of the site (the Coyote Ridge Parcel) to the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency. This Order rescinds Order No. R2-2015-0025, and amends Order No. R2-2012-0019 to recognize additional property transfer.

Section 401 Water Quality Certification

Comment Period Project Name City/County
9/5/2019 - 9/26/2019 Lauterwasser Creek Sediment and Vegetation Removal Orinda, Contra Costa County
9/5/2019 - 9/26/2019 Felt Reservoir Dam Construction Portola Valley, Santa Clara County
9/5/2019 - 9/26/2019 Triple C Ranch Bridge Project San Anselmo, Marin County
9/5/2019 - 9/26/2019 SFPUC Ornellas Pond Erosion Control Project Alameda County
9/5/2019 - 9/26/2019 Heron Bay Levee Maintenance, COSL Proj No 2006.0111 San Leandro, Alameda County
9/13/2019 - 10/4/2019 Grayson Creek Outfalls Project Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa County
9/13/2019 - 10/4/2019 SJ-SC Regional Wastewater Facility Headworks Improvements and New Headworks San Jose, Santa Clara County
9/13/2019 - 10/4/2019 Saratoga Creek Hazard Tree Removal and Restoration Project Saratoga, Santa Clara County
9/13/2019 - 10/24/2019 Riverview Apartments Petaluma, Sonoma County
9/13/2019 - 10/4/2019 San Francisco Police Dept - Hyde St Harbor Dock Replacement San Francisco, San Francisco County
9/13/2019 - 10/4/2019 Oak Creek at Broadmoor Dr and Belle Meade Dr San Ramon, Contra Costa County
9/13/2019 - 10/4/2019 Norris Creek between Tareyton Ave and Broadmoor Dr San Ramon, Contra Costa County
9/13/2019 - 10/4/2019 CMA Boar Basin Maintenance Dredging Vallejo, Solano County

Resolutions for Consideration by the Board

Urban Stormwater