Stormwater - Proposed Industrial General Permit Amendment

Announcements

NEW! REVISED Public Notice for the proposed Statewide Storm Water Industrial General Permit Amendment Staff Workshop and Adoption Meeting (posted October 2, 2018)

Public Notice for the proposed Statewide Storm Water Industrial General Permit Amendment Staff Workshop and Adoption Meeting (posted September 26, 2018)


2018 Proposed Industrial General Permit Amendment Documents for Board Adoption

NEW! Change Sheet #3 (posted November 7, 2018)

NEW! Change Sheet #2 (posted November 7, 2018)

NEW! Change Sheet #1 (posted November 5, 2018)

NEW! REVISED Public Notice (posted October 2, 2018)

State Water Board Staff Workshop

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Joe Serna Jr. - CalEPA Headquarters Bldg.
Byron Sher Auditorium
1001 I Street, Second Floor
Sacramento, CA, 95814

State Water Board Meeting

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

9:30 a.m.
Joe Serna Jr. - CalEPA Headquarters Bldg.
Coastal Hearing Room
1001 I Street, Second Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814


NEW! Frequently Asked Questions – proposed Statewide Storm Water Industrial General Permit Amendment

NEW! Proposed changes in response to public comments received by February 14, 2018 (posted on 09/26/2018):

The versions of the Order, Factsheet, Attachment E, and Attachment I posted on September 26, 2018, were replaced with reformatted versions of those same documents on September 27, 2018. No substantive changes to the September 26, 2018, draft permit were included.

NEW! Underline and strikeout versions of the proposed changes in response to public comments received by February 14, 2018. The underline and strikeout formatting of these documents reflects the differences between the currently effective Order, Fact Sheet, and Attachments, and the Order, Fact Sheet, and Attachments as proposed to be amended, with additions reflected in blue-double underline text and deletions reflected in red-double strikeout text (posted on 09/27/2018):

These underline and strikeout versions of the proposed Amendment are intended to be tools for the public to use in identifying and understanding the changes proposed to the Industrial General Storm Water Permit. Great effort has been made to ensure they are as accurate as possible. In the case of conflict between these versions and the clean versions listed above, the clean versions are controlling.

NEW! Alternate underline and strikeout versions of the proposed changes in response to public comments received by February 14, 2018. The underline and strikeout formatting of these documents reflects the differences between three sets of documents: (1) the currently effective Order, Fact Sheet, and Attachments; (2) the December 15, 2017, versions of the Order, Fact Sheet, and Attachments released for public comment; and (3) the Order, Fact Sheet, and Amendments are currently proposed to be amended. Additions proposed in the proposed Amendment released for public comment on December 15, 2017, are reflected in blue-underline text and deletions are reflected in red-strikeout text. Additions proposed in the current draft of the proposed Amendment released on September, 26, 2018, are reflected in blue-double underline text and deletions are reflected in red-double strikeout text. Additions proposed in the December 15, 2017, proposed Amendment that were then deleted in the September 26, 2018, proposed Amendment are reflected by blue-underline and red-double strikeout text. Posted on 09/28/2018:

These underline and strikeout versions of the proposed Amendment are intended to be tools for the public to use in identifying and understanding the changes proposed to the Industrial General Storm Water Permit. Great effort has been made to ensure they are as accurate as possible. In the case of conflict between these versions and the clean versions listed above, the clean versions are controlling.

NEW! Responses to Public Comments received during the public comment period (12/15/2017 - 02/14/2018) (posted on 09/26/2018).

Public Comments (posted 02/21/2018):

NEW! Total Maximum Daily Load Implementation Guidance Flow Charts (coming soon)


2017 Proposed Industrial General Permit Amendment Documents for Public Comment

Proposed Significant Changes


Past Public Meetings

Sacramento Board Hearing:
January 9, 2018; 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Joe Serna Jr. - CalEPA Headquarters Bldg.
Coastal Hearing Room
1001 I Street, Second Floor
Sacramento, CA, 95814

Board Hearing Recording

REVISED Notice for the proposed Statewide Storm Water Industrial General Permit Amendment - The deadline to receive comments was Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by 12:00 p.m. (noon)

State Water Board staff will hold the following workshops to provide information and answer questions from the public regarding the proposed Industrial General Permit Amendment:

Workshop Power Point Presentation

Sacramento Staff Workshop:
December 18, 2017; 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Joe Serna Jr. - CalEPA Headquarters Bldg.
Byron Sher Auditorium
1001 I Street, Second Floor
Sacramento, CA, 95814

Sacramento Staff Workshop Recording

Los Angeles Staff Workshop:
December 21, 2017; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board Office
Carmel Room
320 West Fourth Street, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90013

San Diego Staff Workshop:
December 22, 2017; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board Office
Hearing Room
2375 Northside Drive, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108

A quorum of State Water Board may be present at the staff workshops; however, no State Water Board actions will be taken at these workshops.


Ex Parte Disclosure Requirements for Pending General Orders

This item is subject to the ex parte communication disclosure requirements of Water Code section 13287, as explained in http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/laws_regulations/docs/exparte.pdf. Any communications between interested persons and board members (other than at a noticed board meeting or submitted as a comment letter in compliance with the public notice) must be disclosed by the interested person within seven days of the communication. Sample disclosure forms are available at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/laws_regulations/docs/swrcb_godf_fillin.pdf


2016-2017 Stakeholder Meetings

December 2016 Stakeholder Meetings to discuss proposed TMDL Implementation requirements in the proposed Industrial General Permit Amendment:

January 2017 Stakeholder Meetings to discuss proposed BMP Options for TMDL compliance in the proposed Industrial General Permit Amendment:


Regional Water Boards’ draft TMDL Implementation Language March 2015

The following table includes each Regional Water Boards’ draft TMDL implementation language for each TMDL and their associated Public Notice.  Regional Water Board staff provided a 30-day public comment period for draft implementation language for each TMDL listed below; no action was taken by the Regional Water Boards.

Region Program Page TMDL Public Notice Comments
San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board (Region 2) Program Page Napa River Sediment Public Notice March 31, 2016
Sonoma Creek Sediment
Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board (Region 4) Program Page Santa Clara River Reach 3 Chloride Public Notice April 1, 2016
Santa Clara River Nutrients

Santa Clara River Bacteria

Los Angeles River Nutrients Public Notice March 31, 2016
Los Angeles River Metals
Long Beach City Beaches and Los Angeles River Estuary Indicator Bacteria
Machado Lake Nutrients Public Notice April 17, 2016
Machado Lake Toxics Public Notice April 17, 2016
Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors Toxic and Metals Public Notice April 25, 2016
Los Angeles Harbor Bacteria Public Notice April 25, 2016
Los Angeles Area Lakes Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Mercury, Trash, Organochlorine Pesticides and PCBs Public Notice  
Colorado Lagoon Pesticides, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, PCBs, and Metals Public Notice April 14, 2016
San Gabriel River Metals and Selenium Public Notice March 31, 2016
Ballona Creek Estuary Toxic Pollutants Public Notice April 14, 2016
Ballona Creek, Ballona Estuary, and Sepulveda Channel Bacteria
Ballona Creek Metals
Marina del Rey Back Basins Bacteria
Marina Del Rey Harbor-Back Basins Copper, Lead, Zinc, and Chlordane, and Total PCBs
Santa Monica Bay Nearshore Debris Public Notice  
Santa Monica Bay DDTs and PCBs
Calleguas Creek Watershed Salts Public Notice April 7, 2016
Calleguas Creek Watershed Metals and Selenium
Oxnard Drain No. 3 Pesticides, PCBs and Sediment Toxicity
Ventura County Harbor Beaches Public Notice April 7, 2016
Los Cerritos Channel Metals Public Notice March 31, 2016
Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board (Region 8) Program Page San Diego Creek and Newport Bay Toxic Pollutants Public Notice March 24, 2016
San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (Region 9) Program Page Chollas Creek Diazinon Public Notice March 31, 2016
Chollas Creek Copper, Lead, and Zinc
Los Peñasquitos Lagoon Sediment
Rainbow Creek Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorus
Shelter Island Yacht Basin Dissolved Copper
Baby Beach in Dana Point Harbor and Shelter Island Shoreline Park in SD Bay Indicator Bacteria
Twenty Beaches and Creeks Indicator Bacteria