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Hearing a lot about PFAS Lately?

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluoroocanoic Acid (PFOA), is a family of environmentally persistent substances that have been in the headlines lately and subject of a Hollywood movie, Congressional task force, California Legislative and State Water Board regulatory actions and public concern. PFAS were used extensively in the United […]

Board Meeting Item No. 5 – ELAP Program Fees

The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program’s (ELAP) Draft Emergency Regulations governing fees for the program. CVCWA is a non-profit association of public agencies located within the Central Valley region that provide wastewater collection, treatment, and water recycling services to millions of Central […]

Comments on the Tentative Order Amending Order No. R5-2005-0040, Master Reclamation Permit for the City of Lincoln

Dear Ms. Thayer: The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to submit these comments on the proposed order to amend Order No. R5-2005-0040 (NPDES No. CA0085103) (Proposed Order), which consists of a master reclamation permit for the City of Lincoln (Lincoln). CVCWA is a non-profit organization representing more than 50 publicly owned […]

Evaluation of the Municipal and Domestic Supply Beneficial Use

Dear Ms. Littlejohn: The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to provide these comments as part of the Central Valley Water Quality Control Board’s (Central Valley Water Board) California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) scoping process. CVCWA is a non-profit organization that represents publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) throughout the Central Valley Region […]

Comment Letter – Bay-Delta Plan Supplemental NOP – Comprehensive Review

Dear Ms. Townsend: The Central Valley Clear Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to submit comments on the Supplemental Notice of Preparation (NOP) and Notice of Scoping Meeting for Environmental Documentation for the Update and Implementation of the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary (Bay-Delta Plan). CVCWA is a […]

Delta RMP – 2012 Draft Pulse of the Delta Review Comments

Dear Mr. Jabusch,The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to review and provide comments on the draft Pulse of the Delta. CVCWA is a nonprofit association of local public agencies providing wastewater collection, treatment, and water recycling in the Central Valley. CVCWA’s primary purpose is to exchange information and provide a unified […]

Comments on Proposed Changes to Sanitary Sewer System (SSS) Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR) Monitoring and Reporting Program (MRP)

Dear Mr. Norman: The undersigned statewide associations (Associations) sincerely appreciate the opportunity to provide written comments on proposed administrative changes to the Sanitary Sewer System (SSS) Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR) Monitoring and Reporting Program (MRP) released in draft form by State Water Board staff on August 14, 2012. Our associations represent public wastewater agencies providing […]

Comments on the Tentative Waste Discharge Requirements for City of Delano

Dear Ms. Soria:The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the tentative Waste Discharge Requirements for the City of Delano,Wastewater Treatment Facility (Tentative Order). CVCWA is a non-profit association of public agencies located within the Central Valley region that provide wastewater collection, treatment, and water recycling services to millions of […]

Comment Letter – Proposed SWRCB Bacteria Provisions

Dear Ms. Townsend: The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to provide written comments on the State Water Resources Control Board’s (State Water Board’s) proposed Part 3 of the Water Quality Control Plan for Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, and Estuaries of California (ISWEBE)—Bacteria Provisions and a Water Quality Standards Variance Policy […]

ELAP Year 2 ERP Report and Additional Comments on ELAP’s Consideration of Lab Standards

Dear Ms. Townsend: The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates this opportunity to comment on the Final Recommendations by the Expert Review Panel for the State of California’s Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) Year 2 Final Report (ERP Report). CVCWA would also like to take this opportunity to provide additional comments on ELAP’s continued […]