Public Notices and Documents for Review

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) requests public comments on many types of draft documents: Basin Plan amendments, adoption of TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads), NPDES permits, Waste Discharge Requirements, Site Cleanup Requirements, Enforcement Orders, California Environmental Quality Act documents and more. This page contains links to public notices for projects currently in a public comment period. In addition, you will find links to pages containing support materials (fact sheets, regulation text, etc.) below the public notices.

You may also visit the Water Board Meeting Calendar for information about comment periods, public hearings and meetings.


Laws and Regulations Relevant to Current Public Proceedings

How to Participate

Board Meetings

Basin Planning and TMDLs



  • For public notices and draft documents for review on NPDES related matter, please see Proposed (Tentative) Orders for Consideration by the Board.

Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

San Mateo County’s Local Agency Management Program (San Mateo LAMP) for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) is available for public comment in advance of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board’s approval. The draft Water Board approval letter is also available for public comment. Approval will authorize San Mateo County to continue to manage OWTS within its jurisdiction in accordance with the State Water Resources Control Board’s Water Quality Control Policy for the Siting, Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS Policy). The public comment period is closed.

Site Cleanup

Site Cleanup Requirement Rescission for Pennzoil-Quaker State, for the facility located at 2015 Grand Street in Alameda. The public comment period is closed.

Section 401 Water Quality Certification

Comment Period Project Name City/County
11/21/2023 - 12/12/2023 2022-23 Winter Storm emergency creek bank stabilization project Diablo, Contra Costa County
11/21/2023 - 12/12/2023 Lakeville-Ignacio IG01/004 Emergency Repairs Unincorporated, Sonoma County
11/21/2023 - 12/12/2023 752 St. Marys Rd. Lafayette Lafayette, Contra Costa County
11/22/2023 - 12/13/2023 Point Martin Residential Subdivision Project Daly City, San Mateo County
11/23/2023 - 12/14/2023 Ruby Street Apartments Castro Valley, Alameda County
12/1/2023 - 12/22/2023 Far Niente Winery Project Oakville, Napa County
12/2/2023 - 12/23/2023 City of Richmond Bayview Avenue Large Trash Capture Project Richmond, Contra Costa County
12/5/2023 - 12/26/2023 San Leandro Marina Emergency Demolition Project San Leandro, Alameda County
12/6/2023 - 12/27/2023 Guenoc Ranch Vineyard Development in WB-Approved POU Blocks 13 and 14 in Napa Middletown, Napa County

Storm Water

Waste Discharge Requirements