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
- Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Channels in San Francisco Bay
- 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
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
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
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.