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

The Regional Board will consider some limited changes to the Section 303(d) list at its March 13, 2019 meeting. Please see the public notice for more information. The comment period is now closed.



  • 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

Section 401 Water Quality Certification

Comment Period Project Name City/County
1/25/2019 - 2/15/2019 Lawson Trail Stream Crossings Sonoma Co.
1/25/2019 - 2/15/2019 Zinfandel Estates Salvador Creek Floodplain Mitigation Napa, Napa Co.
1/25/2019 - 2/15/2019 Coyote Ridge Ponds Restoration Project -CR-01 and CR-04 San Jose, Santa Clara Co.
1/29/2019 - 2/19/2019 Port of Oakland Port Maintenance Program for Routine Maintenance Activities Oakland, Alameda Co.
2/1/2019 - 2/22/2019 Catalpa Pedestrian Bridge Repairs Mill Valley, Marin Co.
2/1/2019 - 2/22/2019 Petaluma River Flood Management - Denman Reach Phase 4 Petaluma, Marin Co.
2/1/2019 - 2/22/2019 Arastradero Road Storm Damage Repair Project Portola Valley, Santa Clara Co.
2/1/2019 - 2/22/2019 Chipps Island Shipping Container Removal Solano Co.
2/1/2019 - 2/22/2019 Belgatos Station Maintenance Project Los Gatos, Santa Clara Co.
2/8/2019 - 3/1/2019 Yard Restoration Project San Carlos, San Mateo Co.
2/8/2019 - 3/1/2019 Harbor Drive Headwall Repair on Unnamed Slough Novato, Marin Co.
2/8/2019 - 3/1/2019 596 Ethel Ave Mill Valley, Marin Co.
2/8/2019 - 3/1/2019 21 Main Street -Tiburon Tiburon, Marin Co.
2/14/2019 - 3/7/2019 Proposed Changes to Lower Calera Creek Element of Lower Berryessa-Lower Calera Flood Improvements Project Milpitas, Santa Clara County
2/15/2019 - 3/8/2019 Truchard Watershed Enhancement - Aquatic Restoration Napa, Napa Co.
2/15/2019 - 3/8/2019 Sequoia Way Culvert and Roadway Repair Martinez, Contra Costa Co.

Resolutions for Consideration by the Board

Urban Stormwater

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Water Board) invites public comments on the following: Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) specific permit requirements for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Industrial Activities, Order No. 2014-0057-DWQ, NPDES Permit No. CAS000001, as directed by Section VI and Attachment E of the General Permit. After receiving public comment, the Regional Water Board will submit the proposed TMDL - permit specific requirements to the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) for the State Water Board to consider adoption and incorporation into the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Storm Water Discharges associated with Industrial Activities (Order No. 2014-0057-DWQ). The Regional Water Board will take no formal action regarding the proposed TMDL-specific permit language. The comment period is now closed.