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

Discharger or Responsible Party: California Department of Transportation
Alleged Violation: Failure to timely implement trash control measures in the San Francisco Bay Region in accordance with the Department’s statewide NPDES stormwater permit.
Current Status: A Tentative Cease and Desist Order has been issued; the public comment period is closed and a public hearing is scheduled for February 13, 2019. Documents related to this case are located at the following location: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/sanfranciscobay/board_decisions/tentative_orders.html

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: CalAtlantic Group Inc
Alleged Violation: Unauthorized stormwater discharges and failure to meet requirements of the Construction Stormwater General Permit.
Proposed Penalty: $770,000
Current Status: A Tentative (settlement) Order has been issued; the public comment period is open until March 15, 2019 by 5:00p.m.

Current Mandatory Minimum Penalty Cases

  • There are currently no pending cases

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 closed.
Discharger or Responsible Party: Brian Salvage Junk
Facility Name or Site Location: Solano County
Discharger or Responsible Party: Core Mark International, Inc.
Facility Name or Site Location: Alameda County
Discharger or Responsible Party: Uni Tile Marble
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 construction 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 closed.
Discharger or Responsible Party: City of Oakland – Lake Chabot Golf Course Driving Range
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 construction 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 closed.
Discharger or Responsible Party: Stay Cal HMB LLC- Camerons Best Western Inn Half Moon Bay
Facility Name or Site Location: San Mateo County
Discharger or Responsible Party: Shops at Mayacamas LLC- Mayacamas Shops
Facility Name or Site Location: Napa County

San Francisco Bay Water Board staff issued conditional offers of early settlement for late annual reporting of stormwater discharges. The following dischargers at construction 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 closed.
Discharger or Responsible Party: Braddock and Logan Services Inc - Bordoni Waterstone Phase 1C
Facility Name or Site Location: Solano County
Discharger or Responsible Party: South Bay Islamic Association- SBIA Evergreen Community
Facility Name or Site Location: Santa Clara County

San Francisco Bay Water Board staff issued conditional offers of early settlement for late annual reporting of stormwater discharges. The following dischargers at construction 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 closed.
Discharger or Responsible Party: GR Block C LLC- The Ohlone
Facility Name or Site Location: Santa Clara County

San Francisco Bay Water Board staff issued conditional offers of early settlement for late annual reporting of stormwater discharges. The following dischargers at construction 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 closed.
Discharger or Responsible Party: Sunpower Corporation- Reid Hillview Airport
Facility Name or Site Location: Santa Clara County