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
NEW – August 18, 2020: A proposed Basin Plan amendment is available for public review. The amendment would adopt chlorine water quality objectives for the protection of aquatic life beneficial uses in marine, estuarine, and freshwaters and replace the existing total residual chlorine technology-based effluent limitation with new water quality-based effluent limitations to be implemented in the region’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits. Send written comments to Tong.Yin@wateboards.ca.gov by no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 2, 2020. The Water Board will consider this Basin Plan amendment (Chlorine Amendment) in a hearing to be held on November 18, 2020.
- Notice of Public Hearing and notice of filing a Draft Environmental Document for the Chlorine Amendment
- Supporting staff report and Basin Plan amendment (Attachment A), including the draft environmental document for the Chlorine Amendment (August 18, 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 open until October 21, 2020.
DRAFT RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AREA, POTRERO POWER STATION SITE, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
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|
|9/4/2020 - 9/24/2020||Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit Project Drilling Program Plan 7||Morgan Hill, Santa Clara County|
|9/4/2020 - 9/24/2020||Richmond Country Club Residential Project||Richmond, Contra Costa County|
|9/11/2020 - 10/2/2020||Pillar Point Harbor West Trail Living Shoreline Project||Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County|
|9/11/2020 - 10/2/2020||PG&E Intake Steel Plate Dam Maintenance Project||Rodeo, Contra Costa County|
|9/11/2020 - 10/2/2020||Sunnyvale WPCP Emergency Repairs||Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County|
|9/11/2020 - 10/2/2020||Riparian Restoration at the Maxwell Farms Regional Park||Sonoma County|
|9/18/2020 - 10/9/2020||Terminal Four Wharf, Warehouse, and Piling Removal Project||Richmond, Contra Costa County|
|9/18/2020 - 10/9/2020||PG&E Ravenswood Tower 001/007 Emergency Tower Replacement Project||San Mateo County|
|9/18/2020 - 10/9/2020||Belmont Creek Dredging||Belmont, San Mateo County|
|9/25/2020 - 10/16/2020||Mountain Lake, Presidio of San Francisco||San Francisco, San Francisco County|
|9/25/2020 - 10/16/2020||Pile Repair-Replacement Loch Lomond Marina||San Rafael, Marin 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) 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 email@example.com or (510) 622-2348.