Drinking Water Categorical Exception to the SIP


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 (San Francisco Bay), Oakland
Document Title
Drinking Water Categorical Exception to the SIP
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

Document Description
The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Water Board) is proposing to grant a categorical exception to the Policy for Implementation of Toxics Standards for Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, Estuaries of California (SIP) for drinking water discharges that are short-term or seasonal in nature and that are conducted to fulfill statutory requirements under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act or the California Health and Safety Codes. Discharges in this categorical exception include draining canals and pipelines for maintenance, and draining water treatment facilities for cleaning or maintenance.

Contact Information
Xavier Fernandez
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 (SF Bay)
1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone : (510) 622-5685


See Water Quality Control Plan for SF Bay Region
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: All in SF Bay region of Water Board

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Policy
Project Issues
Water Quality Wildlife Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 4 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Health Services Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Resources Agency San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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