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: City of Half Moon Bay
Alleged Violation: Unauthorized discharges totaling about 12,560 gallons of untreated sewage to waters of the United States.
Proposed Penalty: $26,800
Current Status: Adopted Administrative Civil Liability No. R2-2018-1020 issued on September 28, 2018.


Discharger or Responsible Party: Livermore-Amador Valley Water Management Agency
Alleged Violation: Unauthorized discharge of 21.7 million gallons of fully treated and dechlorinated wastewater to waters of the United States.
Proposed Penalty: $30,000
Current Status: A proposed Settlement Agreement and Stipulated Order has been issued; The public comment period is open until October 19, 2018, by 5:00 p.m.

Discharger or Responsible Party: Montara Water and Sanitary District
Alleged Violation: Unauthorized discharges totaling about 16,525 gallons of untreated sewage to waters of the United States.
Proposed Penalty: $32,100
Current Status: A proposed Settlement Agreement and Stipulated Order has been issued; The public comment period is open until November 5, 2018, by 5:00 p.m.

Current Mandatory Minimum Penalty Cases

  • There are currently no pending cases

Current Expedited Payment Program for Late Reports

  • There are currently no pending cases