Save Our Water & California Urban Water Conservation Council Join Forces to Help Californians Save Water

Save Our Water is proud to announce one of its newest partners, the California Urban Water Conservation Council. Save Our Water and the Council will work together to provide the tools that local water agencies need to educate Californians about the need to save water every day, rain or shine.   Save Our Water was […]

New Handbook on NEPA and CEQA Inegration Released

The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research released a draft handbook on integrating NEPA and CEQA review processes on March 5.  The handbook provides suggestions for developing a single environmental review process that can meet the requirements of both statutes.  A copy of the book can […]

California Resources Agency News Alert- Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan Availability

Beginning Thursday, March 14, the California Natural Resources Agency plans to release a preliminary draft of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan. The draft chapters will be available for viewing on the day of release on the BDCP website, www.BayDeltaConservationPlan.com. This is a preliminary draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan. A public review draft plan and formal comment period will be […]

Notice of Preparation – Draft Environmental Impact Report / Environmental Assessment for LTMS

Please click the link below to read the Notice from the San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board and the US Army Corps of Engineers of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment for the operation and maintenance of the federal navigation channels in the San Francisco Bay, consistent with the Long Term Management […]

April 9 Informational Item on Bay-Delta Workshop Summary Report

The State Water Board is planning to hold an informational item at its April 9, 2013 Board meeting on next steps related to the draft report prepared by the State Water Board’s consultant Dr. Brock Bernstein summarizing three Bay-Delta technical workshops held in the fall of 2012 in support of the comprehensive review and update […]

New Study from The Bay Institute on Restoration in the Era of Sea Level Rise

A message from the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture: The Bay Institute (TBI) has completed and published its study about the costs and benefits of marsh restoration during the era of sea level rise. The San Jose Mercury News ran an article about the study on Monday, February 25. Below are links to the TBI […]

A Message from the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board

Below is a Notice of Preparation for a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA)/ Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the operation and maintenance of the federal navigational channels in San Francisco Bay. Under the California Environmental Quality Act, the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board is the lead State agency responsible for overseeing the analysis […]

Special Project Results Presented at the February 13 BPC Board of Directors Meeting

These are public documents relating to the LTMS (Long-Term Management Strategy) for dredging operations.  The study (below) investigates the potential effects of dredging operations on sensitive fish species in the San Francisco Bay Estuary. BPC Special Project Results: Review of Salmonid Fish Tagging Study (Hearn, et al., 2012) and Future Study Recommendations Special Project conducted […]

A Message from the State Water Resources Control Board

On December 31, 2012, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) released the Notice of Filing and of Public Comment Period and Hearing on the Adequacy of the Draft Substitute Environmental Document (SED) in Support of Potential Changes to the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay-Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta Estuary: San […]

A message from the State Water Resources Control Board

  Below in PDF is a Revised Notice on the Revised Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for the Discharge of Storm Water from Phase II Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems.   Click to Read Revised Notice in PDF