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Public Notices

In keeping with California's commitment to provide meaningful public involvement in governmental decisions, the Central Valley Water Board receives public comments on many types of draft documents: Basin Plan amendments, draft permits and enforcement orders, site cleanup plans, 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 (staff reports, text of proposed orders, etc.) below the public notices. You may also visit the Board Meeting calendar for information about upcoming public hearings, workshops, information items and other items being considered by the Central Valley Water Board and associated comment periods.

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Board Meetings / Decisions Pending / Laws & Regulations

Basin Plan Amendments and Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)

  • Notice of Public Hearing - Revised Date *Second Hearing Moved from June to August Board Meeting* , 92 KB, PDF (PDF info) - (05/23/2017)
    Proposed Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plans for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins and the Tulare Lake Basin to incorporate a process into the Basin Plans for determining appropriate designation and level of protection of the Municipal and Domestic Supply (MUN) beneficial use in agriculturally dominated surface water bodies.

Central Valley Climate Change

  • Notice of Public Meeting - Climate Change Workshop
    The Central Valley Water Board will hold a stakeholder meeting to discuss and gather input on the Draft Climate Change Work Plan for the Central Valley Region.
    For questions or comments, please contact Andrew Altevogt at (916) 464-4726 or by email: RB5S-Climate-Change-Comments@waterboards.ca.gov.

    • Regional Water Quality Control Board - Board Room
      11020 Sun Center Drive, #200
      Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-6114
      Date: October 6, 2017
      Time: 9:00 a.m. - Noon
      • Location Map
      • Agenda & Meeting Materials - to be posted by September 25, 2017

  • For more information on previous meetings please see the Central Valley Region's Climate Change page.

Central Valley Salinity Alternatives for Long-term Sustainability (CV-SALTS)

Confined Animal Facilities

Forest Activities Program

  • Notice of 6 Public Meetings for Development of Nonpoint Source Permits on Federal Lands Managed by the United States Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management
    The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board (Lahontan Water Board) and Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Central Valley Water Board) are pursuing the development of nonpoint source permits to ensure regulatory compliance and water quality protection on United States Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) managed lands. Land management activities that may be regulated under the proposed permits include: timber harvesting and vegetation management; motorized and non-motorized recreation; range management, including grazing; stream crossing replacement and upgrades; fire suppression and repair; and road system management.

    The Water Boards will be holding six initial outreach meetings to present information related to the development of the proposed permits and to gather feedback from the public. The same information will be presented at all meetings and public comments received at all meetings will be considered by both Water Boards.

NPDES - Notice of Public Outreach Meeting

Oil Fields Issues

Site Cleanup Program - Decisions Pending & Case Closures

Underground Storage Tank - Decisions Pending & Case Closures

Water Quality Certification


--Web page last updated 09/22/2017