Section 401 Water Quality Certification Public Notice

San Francisco Garter Snake Recovery Action Plan 2019-2029


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:

San Francisco Garter Snake Recovery Action Plan 2019-2029
City/County:

San Francisco, San Francisco County
Comment Period:

5/28/2021 - 6/20/2021
Project Description:

The primary focus of RAP implementation is to enhance and protect habitat for the federally endangered San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia; SFGS) and federally threatened California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii; CRLF). The activities proposed in Cupid Row Canal and South Lomita Canal as described in Block 15, below, will further efforts to achieve the goals of the RAP by reestablishing and maintaining suitable open water/aquatic habitat conditions for both SFGS and CRLF.
Project Files:

Contact Staff for files
Staff Contact:

Tahsa Sturgis
(510) 622-2316
Water Quality Control Board
1515 Clay Street, Ste 1400
Oakland, CA 94612