Notice of Public Hearing for Reissuance of Water Board Permit for Napa County Upland Dredged Material Rehandling Sites


Reissued Waste Discharge Requirements for Napa County Flood Control  & Water Conservation District 

Upland Dredged Material Rehandling


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) will consider adopting Reissued Waste Discharge Requirements for the Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District’s operation of two sites on the Napa River that will be used to dewater and temporarily store sediment dredged from the Napa River navigation channel prior to upland beneficial reuse.

The public hearing information is as follows:

DATE: September 14, 2016

TIME: 9:00 a.m. (approximate)


Elihu M. Harris State Building
First Floor Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612


Elizabeth Christian
San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94612
510.622.2335 (ph.)

MATERIALS: The proposed Tentative Order will be available online beginning July 22, 2016, at: or

The 30-day public comment period for the Tentative Orders will begin on July 22, 2016. Staff will accept comments submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 22, 2016. All written comments on the proposed order are due by this date to the staff contact identified above. Additionally, all evidence, testimony, and exhibits to be offered at the hearing must be submitted in writing by this date to the above staff contact. Non-evidentiary policy statements to be made at the hearing need not be submitted in advance.

Prior to the hearing, Water Board staff will post on the above website any proposed changes to the Tentative Order, along with written responses to comments received during the public comment period. The Water Board will receive oral public testimony on the proposed amendment at the hearing.

The public hearing will be conducted in accordance with the California Code of Regulations, title

23, section 649.3. Time limits may be imposed on oral testimony at the public hearing; groups are encouraged to designate a spokesperson. All exhibits presented at the hearing, including charts, graphs, and other testimony must be left with the Water Board. They will become part of the administrative record.

A map and directions to the hearing are available online at The location of the hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. Individuals who require special accommodations are requested to contact Executive Assistant Angela Tsao, (510) 622-2399,, at least five (5) working days before a meeting. TTY users may contact the California Relay Service at 1-800-735-2929 or voice line at 1-800-735-2922.


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