Notice of Opportunity to Comment on Amendments to Water Quality Control Plan for the LA Region

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. Attached here is a Notice of Opportunity to Comment on the proposed approval of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Los Angeles Water Board) amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region that would incorporate stakeholder-developed groundwater quality management […]

Water Hyacinth and Spongeplent Treatmeants for the Week of October 12 through October 16

INVASIVE WEED TREATMENTS CA State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant Control Program – 2015 Treatments for the Week of October 12 thru October 16  View Larger Image In 2014 DBW treated a total of 2,617 acres of Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant combined. At this time in the 2015 treatment season DBW […]

Central Valley Pyrethroid BPA and TMDL – Peer Reviews and Scheduling Stakeholder Meeting

This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley (5). Scientific peer reviews of the technical reports supporting the Central Valley Pyrethroid TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment have been completed and are available online at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/centralvalley/water_issues/tmdl/central_valley_projects/central_valley_pesticides/pyrethroid_tmdl_bpa/index.shtml Central Valley Water Board Staff will be scheduling a public stakeholder meeting in late […]

RMP eUpdate: September 2015

www.sfei.org/rmp September 2015 The Pulse of the Bay RMP Annual Meeting New Additions to SFEI’s Clean Water Program Team Follow us on Twitter! More news and RMP Information available at: http://www.sfei.org/rmp September 10, 2015 The Pulse of the Bay The digital version of the 2015 Pulse of the Bay is now available for download!  This edition […]

CASA Connects Newsletter for August 31, 2015

Join our mailing list August 31, 2015 USEPA Publishes Final Water Quality Standards Rule For the first time in over three decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has updated its federal water quality standards (WQS) regulations, which establish the parameters for designating waterbody uses and setting water quality criteria, among other things. Ultimately, these […]

ACWA-Sponsored Chromium-6 Compliance Bill Sent to Governor for Signature

Aug. 26, 2015 ACWA-Sponsored Chromium-6 Compliance Bill Sent to Governor for Signature The Senate passed ACWA-sponsored SB 385 (Hueso), related to compliance with California’s chromium-6 drinking water standard, Monday by a 39-0 vote. The bill will now be enrolled and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown for signature. SB 385 would establish a carefully monitored process […]

CASA Connects Newsletter for July 13, 2015

July 13, 2015 Distributed Generation Remains Hot Topic in Sacramento   Last week, bills designed to establish new state climate change targets and outline the future of the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) program (AB 645 and SB 350), passed their respective policy committee hearings in the Senate and Assembly. Particularly interesting were amendments taken in […]

Central Valley Pyrethroid Pesticides TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment

A message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley:   Central Valley Pyrethroid Pesticides TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment Several documents have been posted related to the Pyrethroids TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment. The six pyrethroids water quality criteria reports derived using the UC Davis Methodology in 2015 by Central Valley Water Board […]

Board Meeting Agenda for the San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board

The San Franicsco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board is holding a Board Meeting on January 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. You can access the agenda by clicking here, or visiting: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/sanfranciscobay/board_info/agenda.shtml

Notice of Revised Documents on Amendment To The Water Quality Control Plan For The Ocean Waters Of California To Control Trash

Click here to access the Notice of revised documents regarding amendments to The Water Quality Control Plan for the ocean waters of California to control trash issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. It includes: Part 1, Trash Provisions Of The Water Quality Control Plan For Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, And Estuaries Of California; […]