Pending Enforcement Liabilities & Penalties

This web page provides a summary of enforcement cases that are pending action by the San Francisco Bay Water Board to assess an administrative civil liability or a mandatory minimum penalty. To access documents associated with each case go to Enforcement Case Documents or click on the DISCHARGER/RESPONSIBLE PARTY



For more information on our enforcement procedures and process, go to our Enforcement program web page.

Tentative Cease and Desist Orders

  • There are currently no pending cases

Current Administrative Civil Liability Cases


Discharger or Responsible Party: Stuart and Eric Depper
Alleged Violation: Failure to submit technical reports.
Proposed Penalty: $88,000
Current Status: An Administrative Civil Liability Complaint has been issued; There will be a future opportunity to comment on a settlement or attend a public hearing regarding this case.

Discharger or Responsible Party: East Bay Municipal Utility District Orinda Water Treatment Plant
Alleged Violation: Failure to comply with monitoring requirements and a total chlorine residual discharge violation.
Proposed Penalty: $120,100
Current Status: A proposed Settlement Agreement and Stipulated Order has been issued. The public comment period is open until 5 p.m. on May 17, 2019.

Current Mandatory Minimum Penalty Cases

This is a notice of opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement between the San Francisco Bay Water Board and 3000 Broadway SPE, LLC to pay a statutory mandated minimum penalty of $3,000 for discharge limit violations. The violations occurred at 3000 Broadway, Oakland, in Alameda County. The public comment period is open until 5:00 p.m. on April 26, 2019. Contact Debbie Phan at R2NPDES.MMPS@Waterboards.ca.gov. This is a notice of opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement between the San Francisco Bay Water Board and Mt. View Sanitary District to pay a statutory mandated minimum penalty of $3,000 for discharge limit violations. The violations occurred at 3800 Arthur Road, Martinez, in Contra Costa County. The public comment period is open until 5:00 p.m. on May 6, 2019. Contact Debbie Phan at R2NPDES.MMPS@Waterboards.ca.gov. This is a notice of opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement between the San Francisco Bay Water Board and Stanford University to pay a statutory mandated minimum penalty of $6,000 for discharge limit violations. The violations occurred at Stanford Redwood City located at 425 Broadway, Redwood City, in San Mateo County. The public comment period is open until 5:00 p.m. on May 6, 2019. Contact Debbie Phan at R2NPDES.MMPS@waterboards.ca.gov. This is a notice of opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement between the San Francisco Bay Water Board and Hanson Aggregates to pay a statutory mandated minimum penalty of $3,000 for discharge limit violations. The violations occurred at Oakland Tidewater Sand Yard, located at 4501 Tidewater Avenue, Oakland, in Alameda County. The public comment period is open until 5:00 p.m. on May 8, 2019. Contact Debbie Phan at R2NPDES.MMPS@Waterboards.ca.gov This is a notice of opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement between the San Francisco Bay Water Board and Hanson Aggregates to pay a statutory mandated minimum penalty of $3,000 for discharge limit violations. The violations occurred at Mission Valley Rock Sunol Facility located at 7999 Athenour Way, Sunol, in Alameda County. The public comment period is open until 5:00 p.m. on May 8, 2019. Contact Debbie Phan at R2NPDES.MMPS@waterboards.ca.gov. This is a notice of opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement between the San Francisco Bay Water Board and Hanson Aggregates to pay a statutory mandated minimum penalty of $12,000 for discharge limit violations. The violations occurred at San Francisco Pier 92 Sand Yard, located at 480 Amador Street, San Francisco, in San Francisco County. The public comment period is open until 5:00 p.m. on May 8, 2019. Contact Debbie Phan at R2NPDES.MMPS@Waterboards.ca.gov. This is a notice of opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement between the San Francisco Bay Water Board and Hanson Aggregates to pay a statutory mandated minimum penalty of $21,000 for discharge limit violations. The violations occurred at San Francisco Pier 94 Sand Yard, located in City and County of San Francisco. The public comment period is open until 5:00 p.m. on May 8, 2019. Contact Debbie Phan at R2NPDES.MMPS@Waterboards.ca.gov. This is a notice of opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement between the San Francisco Bay Water Board and M10 Development, LLC to pay a statutory mandated minimum penalty of $3,000 for a discharge limit violation. The violation occurred at 744-750 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, in Santa Clara County. The public comment period is open until 5:00 p.m. on May 9, 2019. Contact Debbie Phan at R2NPDES.MMPS@Waterboards.ca.gov. This is a notice of opportunity to comment on a proposed settlement between the San Francisco Bay Water Board and Lehigh Southwest Cement Company and Hanson Permanente Cement, Inc. to pay a statutory mandated minimum penalty of $6,000 for discharge limit violations. The violations occurred at Permanente Plant, located at 24001 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, in Santa Clara County. The public comment period is open until 5:00 p.m. on May 15, 2019. Contact Debbie Phan at R2NPDES.MMPS@Waterboards.ca.gov.

Current Expedited Payment Program for Late Reports

San Francisco Bay Water Board staff issued conditional offers of early settlement for late annual reporting of stormwater discharges. The following dischargers at Industrial facilities have accepted Water Board staff's offer and agreed to waive their right to a hearing and pay a $1,000 penalty. Copies of the conditional offers and the Public Notice are available at Enforcement Case Documents. The public comment period is open until May 7, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
Discharger or Responsible Party: MedPlast Fremont
Facility Name or Site Location: Alameda County


San Francisco Bay Water Board staff issued conditional offers of early settlement for late annual reporting of stormwater discharges. The following dischargers at Industrial facilities have accepted Water Board staff's offer and agreed to waive their right to a hearing and pay a $1,000 penalty. Copies of the conditional offers and the Public Notice are available at Enforcement Case Documents. The public comment period is open until May 7, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
Discharger or Responsible Party: Refund Recycle Center LLC
Facility Name or Site Location:Alameda County


San Francisco Bay Water Board staff issued conditional offers of early settlement for late annual reporting of stormwater discharges. The following dischargers at Industrial facilities have accepted Water Board staff's offer and agreed to waive their right to a hearing and pay a $1,000 penalty. Copies of the conditional offers and the Public Notice are available at Enforcement Case Documents. The public comment period is open until May 7, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
Discharger or Responsible Party: Kerry Inc
Facility Name or Site Location: Alameda County