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

NEW – Notice of Availability of an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the North Bay Wetland Mitigation Bank

Comment Period Project Name City/County
6/23/2020 - 7/14/2020 The Village at Loch Lomond Marina Fueling System San Rafael, Marin County
6/23/2020 - 7/14/2020 Los Trancos Creek Habitat Enhancement Project Portola Valley, Santa Clara County
6/23/2020 - 7/14/2020 Briones Boat Ramp Extension Project Moraga, Contra Costa County
6/23/2020 - 7/14/2020 Lake Merced Boat Dock Replacement Project San Francisco, San Francisco County
6/23/2020 - 7/14/2020 Mirada Road Ped Brdg Replmnt and Bank Stabilization Project Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County
6/23/2020 - 7/14/2020 Development of a Holocene Earthquake Record Napa County
6/27/2020 - 7/18/2020 Sunol Regional Wilderness Park Water System Improvements Project Sunol, Alameda County
6/27/2020 - 7/18/2020 Creek Bank Retaining Wall Replacement San Anselmo, Marin County
7/3/2020 - 7/24/2020 2020 Routine Bank Repairs Livermore, Alameda County
7/3/2020 - 7/24/2020 Marin State Route 1, Postmile 40.11 Marin County
7/3/2020 - 7/24/2020 Google Landings Permanente Creek Enhancement Project Mountain View, Santa Clara County
7/3/2020 - 7/24/2020 M1 Dolphin Repair - Avon Marine Oil Terminal (MOT) Martinez, Contra Costa County
7/3/2020 - 7/24/2020 3235 La Canada Lafayette, Contra Costa County
7/11/2020 - 8/1/2020 South Orinda Sewer Renovations Phase 8 Orinda, Contra Costa County
7/11/2020 - 8/1/2020 Avon Marine Oil Terminal Dredge Event Martinez, Contra Costa County
7/11/2020 - 8/1/2020 2020-02 Giacomini Dairy Sediment Basin Point Reyes Station, Marin County
7/11/2020 - 8/1/2020 Emergency Gas Leak in Petaluma-3393 Petaluma Blvd S Petaluma, Sonoma County
7/11/2020 - 8/1/2020 Saratoga Creek Trail - Homeridge Park to Central Park Santa Clara, Santa Clara County
7/3/2020 - 7/24/2020 Oakland Inner Harbor Pipeline Crossing Project Alameda County
7/3/2020 - 7/24/2020 San Francisquito Creek Bank Stabilization Project Palo Alto, 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.