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NPDES Permit Program Results for California

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Contacts for California

   Animal Feeding Operations

  • John Menke (jmenke@waterboards.ca.gov)
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5587  

   Combined Sewer Overflows

  • Philip Isorena (pisorena@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Wastewater
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5544  
    Fax: (916) 341-5443

   Municipalities and Wastewater Treatment Plants

  • Philip Isorena (pisorena@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Wastewater
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5544  
    Fax: (916) 341-5443

   NPDES Permit Program Basics

  • Regional Water Board 7: John Carmona (john.carmona@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Colorado River Regional Water Quality Control Board
    73-720 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 100
    Palm Desert, CA 92260
    Phone: (760) 340-4521  
  • Regional Water Board 1: Mona Dougherty (mona.dougherty@waterboards.ca.gov)
    North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
    5550 Skylane Blvd., Suite A
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403-1072
    Phone: (707) 570-3761  
  • Greg Gearheart (stormwater@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Stormwater - Industrial / Construction
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5892  
    Fax: (916) 341-5543
  • Regional Water Board 4: David Hung (david.hung@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board
    320 W. Fourth Street, Suite 200
    Los Angeles, CA 90013
    Phone: (213) 576-6616  
  • Philip Isorena (pisorena@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Wastewater
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5544  
    Fax: (916) 341-5443
  • John Menke (jmenke@waterboards.ca.gov)
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5587  
  • Regional Water Board 5: Diana Messina (diana.messina@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
    11020 Sun Center Drive, #200
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-6114
    Phone: (916) 464-4828  
  • Regional Water Board 9: Ben Neill (ben.neill@waterboards.ca.gov)
    San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board
    9174 Sky Park Court, Suite 100
    San Diego, CA 92123-4340
    Phone: (858) 467-2983  
  • Russell Norman, P.E. (russell.norman@waterboards.ca.gov)
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 323-5598  
    Fax: (916) 341-5463
  • Walt Shannon (stormwater@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Stormwater - Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s)
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5497  
    Fax: (916) 341-5543
  • Regional Water Board 3: Sheila Soderberg (sheila.soderberg@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
    895 Aerovista Place, Suite 101
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Phone: (805) 549-3592  
  • Regional Water Board 8: Gary Stewart (gary.stewart@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board
    3737 Main Street, Suite 500
    Riverside, CA 92501-3348
    Phone: (951) 782-4379  
  • Regional Water Board 2: Lila Tang (lila.tang@waterboards.ca.gov)
    San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
    1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400
    Oakland, CA 94612
    Phone: (510) 622-2425  
  • Regional Water Board 6: Robert Tucker (robert.tucker@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Lahontan RWQCB Regional Water Quality Control Board
    South Lake Tahoe Office
    2501 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
    South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
    Phone: (530) 542-5467  

   Pesticide Applications

  • Philip Isorena (pisorena@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Wastewater
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5544  
    Fax: (916) 341-5443

   Pretreatment

  • Philip Isorena (pisorena@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Wastewater
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5544  
    Fax: (916) 341-5443

   Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Peak Flows

  • Russell Norman, P.E. (russell.norman@waterboards.ca.gov)
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 323-5598  
    Fax: (916) 341-5463

   Stormwater

  • Greg Gearheart (stormwater@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Stormwater - Industrial / Construction
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5892  
    Fax: (916) 341-5543
  • Walt Shannon (stormwater@waterboards.ca.gov)
    Stormwater - Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s)
    California State Water Resources Control Board / Division of Water Quality
    1001 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 341-5497  
    Fax: (916) 341-5543

 

Links for California

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Authorization Status for California

This list specifies the date that the state became authorized to implement the NPDES permit program. If there is no date listed, the state is not authorized to implement that portion of the NPDES permit program. Click here for more information on State and Tribal Program Authorization Status.

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Approved State NPDES Permit Program

Approved to Regulate Federal Facilities

Approved State Pretreatment Program

Approved General Permits Program

Approved Biosolids (Sludge) Program

California 05/14/1973 05/05/1978 09/22/1989 09/22/1989  
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