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 – November 20, 2019: We are issuing a revised public notice for a workshop and CEQA scoping session for the Pillar Point Harbor and Venice Beach bacteria TMDL on December 4, 2019. The location of the meeting has been changed to the Half Moon Bay Library.



  • 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
3/12/2020 - 4/3/2020 Stream Channel Maintenance Project Burlingame, San Mateo County
3/12/2020 - 4/3/2020 Vallejo Marina Seawall Repair Vallejo, Solano County
3/12/2020 - 4/3/2020 7711 Redwood Boulevard Project Novato, Marin County
3/12/2020 - 4/3/2020 Rinehart Tanker Spill Site Cleanup Sonoma, Sonoma County
3/12/2020 - 4/3/2020 24, 26 Moorings Road San Rafael, Marin County
3/20/2020 - 4/10/2020 Montezuma Pump Station Replacement Pittsburg, Contra Costa County
3/27/2020 - 4/17/2020 Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry Landing Donut Fender Piles Alameda, Alameda County
3/27/2020 - 4/17/2020 Serra Drive Outfall Repair Project Pacifica, San Mateo County
3/27/2020 - 4/17/2020 Wings Landing Tidal Habitat Restoration Project Solano County
3/27/2020 - 4/17/2020 Rockaway Quarry Reclamation Project Pacifica, San Mateo County
3/27/2020 - 4/17/2020 Napa Pipe Redevelopment Project Napa, Napa County
3/27/2020 - 4/17/2020 Shell Pond (Swmu 4.18) Managed Natural Recovery Project Bay Point, Contra Costa County
3/27/2020 - 4/17/2020 8770 Fema - Alum Rock Mineral Springs Bridge Embankment Project San Jose, Santa Clara County

Resolutions for Consideration by the Board

Urban Stormwater

The California Department of Transportation (Department) has submitted its Trash Control Implementation Workplan for the San Francisco Bay Region (Workplan) and a Trash Reduction Feasibility Study Report (Feasibility Study). The Workplan and Feasibility Study are requirements of Cease and Desist Order No. R2-2019-0007, issued to the Department on February 13, 2019.

The Workplan and Feasibility Study are available for public review by contacting Derek Beauduy at or (510) 622-2348.