Section 401 Water Quality Certification Public Notice

Bay Farm Island Force Main Pipe Access Project


The San Francisco Region Water Quality Control Board is currently reviewing an application for the following project for water quality certification under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act. We encourage public comments on the proposed work, which will be considered in the decision on certification. You may submit comments on this project to the staff member below.


Project Name:

Bay Farm Island Force Main Pipe Access Project
City/County:

Alameda, Alameda County
Comment Period:

5/22/2021 - 6/12/2021
Project Description:

A 16-inch diameter force main pipe portion underneath the San Leandro Channel was built in 1949, and requires cleaning as well as condition inspection to determine remaining life and rehabilitation needs. The inspection of this pipe line requires the construction of a new below grade concrete access vault to launch the cleaning and inspection tools and excavation pit for temporary bypass valve.
Project Files:

Contact Staff for files
Staff Contact:

Brian Wines
(510) 622-5680
Water Quality Control Board
1515 Clay Street, Ste 1400
Oakland, CA 94612