Public Notices and Documents for ReviewThe 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.
- Board Meetings
- Basin Planning and TMDLs
- Enforcement Actions
- Proposed (Tentative) Orders for Consideration by the Board
- Site Cleanup
- Section 401 Water Quality Certification
- Storm Water
- Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
Laws and Regulations Relevant to Current Public Proceedings
- California Water Code
- California Code of Regulations
- Title 23. Waters
- Title 27. Environmental Protection
How to Participate
Basin Planning and TMDLs
Notice of Opportunity to Comment on the proposed approval of the Basin Plan amendment to adopt chlorine water quality objectives and total residual chlorine water quality based-effluent limitations for wastewater discharges. Comment Deadline is February 17, 2021 by 12 noon.
NEW - October 13, 2020: A proposed Basin Plan amendment to establish a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for bacteria in Pillar Point Harbor and Venice Beach and to incorporate state-wide bacteria objectives into the Basin Plan is available for public review. Send written comments to Barbara.Baginska@waterboards.ca.gov by no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 1, 2020. The Water Board will consider this Basin Plan amendment (Bacteria TMDL) in a hearing to be held on February 10, 2021.
- Notice of Public Hearing and notice of filing a Draft Environmental Document for Bacteria TMDL in Pillar Point Harbor and Venice Beach
- Proposed Basin Plan Amendment to establish the TMDL and update bacteria objectives in the Basin Plan (October 13, 2020)
- Supporting Staff Report, including the draft environmental documentation for the Bacteria TMDL Amendment (October 13, 2020)
- 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
Notice of Avaliablilty of Public Review and Notice of Intent to Adopt an Initial Study/Proposed Mitigated Negtive Declaration for Shell Alameda Distribution Center Remediation Project. The public comment review period is closed.
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 CertificationNEW – Notice of Availability of an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the North Bay Wetland Mitigation Bank
|Comment Period||Project Name||City/County|
|3/20/2021 - 4/10/2021||Stratford Bay Homeowners Association Rip-Rap Replacement Project||Redwood City, San Mateo County|
|3/20/2021 - 4/10/2021||3580 Monticello Rd||Napa, Napa County|
|3/20/2021 - 4/10/2021||Vallejo Ferry Dredging Project||Vallejo, Solano County|
|3/20/2021 - 4/10/2021||Replacement of Oyster Point Marina Entrance Navigation Aids||South San Francisco, San Mateo County|
|3/20/2021 - 4/10/2021||114 and 78 Circle Rd||San Rafael, Marin County|
|3/20/2021 - 4/10/2021||First & F Street Emergency Bridge Replacement||Petaluma, Sonoma County|
|3/20/2021 - 4/10/2021||1 Lagoon Dock||Redwood City, San Mateo County|
|3/20/2021 - 4/10/2021||Point Eden U-Haul Development Project||Hayward, Alameda County|
|3/20/2021 - 4/10/2021||NPS NHL Tugboat Hercules Berthing and Gangway Improvements||San Francisco, San Francisco County|
|3/25/2021 - 4/16/2021||Sonoma County Water Agency Stream Maintenance Program||Sonoma County|
|3/25/2021 - 4/16/2021||Greenwood Bay HOA Fishing Pier and Pedestrian Bridge Repair Project||Novato, Marin County|
|3/25/2021 - 4/16/2021||Dry Creek Road improved Fire Access||Napa, Napa County|
|3/25/2021 - 4/16/2021||Shady Lane Sewer Removal||Ross, Marin County|
|4/2/2021 - 4/23/2021||Marshall Tavern||Marshall, Marin County|
|4/2/2021 - 4/23/2021||Bit 25 Repair - AMPORTS Pier Work||Benicia, Solano County|
|4/9/2021 - 4/30/2021||Soil Sampling for the Palo Alto Tide Gate Replacement Project||Palo Alto, Santa Clara County|
|4/9/2021 - 4/30/2021||Haystack 1 - Nathanson & Gastle Greek Plans||Sonoma, Sonoma County|
|4/9/2021 - 4/30/2021||Haystack 2 - Nathanson Greek Plans||Sonoma, Sonoma County|
|4/9/2021 - 4/30/2021||SR 29-221 Soscol Junction Improvement Project||Napa, Napa County|
|4/9/2021 - 4/30/2021||Vallecitos Channel Maintenance Project||Alameda County|
Resolutions for Consideration by the Board
The California Department of Transportation (Department) has submitted its Trash Control Implementation Workplan for the San Francisco Bay Region (Workplan) on December 31, 2020. The Workplan is a requirement of Cease and Desist Order No. R2-2019-0007, issued to the Department on February 13, 2019.
The Workplan is available for public review by contacting Qi Yan at Qi.Yan@waterboards.ca.gov or (510) 622-2499.