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 treatment works throughout the Central Valley Region in regulatory matters affecting surface water discharge, land application, and water reuse. We approach these matters with a perspective to balance environmental and economic interests consistent with state and federal law.

Dear Ms. Matthews:

The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to submit these comments on the tentative waste discharge requirements (Tentative Order) for the Delleker Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) of the Grizzly Lake Community Services District
(District). CVCWA is a non-profit organization representing more than 50 publicly owned treatment works throughout the Central Valley Region in regulatory matters affecting surface water discharge, land application, and water reuse. We approach these matters with a perspective to balance environmental and economic interests consistent with state and federal law. Upon reviewing the Tentative Order, CVCWA has concerns with respect to several issues. First, CVCWA is concerned with the proposed application (or lack thereof) of appropriate dilution credits. Second, CVCWA is concerned with the reasonable potential analysis statements concerning ammonia. Third, CVCWA is concerned with groundwater limitations for electrical conductivity (EC) and total dissolved solids (TDS). CVCWA’s comments and recommendations with respect to these issues are provided herein.

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 in regulatory matters affecting surface water discharge and land application. We approach these matters with a perspective to balance environmental and economic interests consistent with applicable law. We are submitting these comments because the effort to evaluate the MUN use in agriculturally (Ag) dominated water bodies of the Central Valley and to develop subsequent Basin Plan amendments may have significant impacts on CVCWA’s members and other POTWs throughout the Region.

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 non-profit organization representing more than 50 publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) throughout the Central Valley Region, including POTWs that discharge to the Bay-Delta. CVCWA represents its members on a number of regulatory matters affecting surface water discharge, land application, and water reuse. We approach these matters with a perspective to balance environmental and economic interests consistent with state and federal law.

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 voice on regulatory issues affecting publically owned treatment works (POTWs) throughout the region.

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 sewer collection, wastewater treatment, and water recycling services to millions of Californians. Our associations are committed to the effective and appropriate implementation of the SSS WDR and have been partners with the State Water Resources Control Board in facilitating understanding of and compliance with the order. We also appreciate the two Data Review Committee meetings that were held in late August, 2012 to obtain feedback in a workshop setting on the proposed MRP.

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 Central Valley residents and businesses. We approach these matters with the perspective of balancing environmental and economic interests consistent with state and federal law. In this
letter, we provide the following comments regarding the effluent limitation for total nitrogen.

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 (Bacteria Provisions). 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 Valley residents and businesses. We approach these matters with the perspective of balancing environmental and economic interests consistent with state and federal law.

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 consideration of adopting Volume 1 of The NE LAC lnstitute’s (TNI) 2016 Standard as the basis for the quality management system (QMS) for California laboratory accreditation. CVCWA believes it is appropriate to incorporate comments on the 2016 TNI standard as a California Regulation in this letter, as the ERP Report is largely focused on ELAP’ s adoption of this standard. CVCWA appreciates the opportunity to partner with ELAP to further explore strategies, options, and implementation plans related to the new California lab accreditation standards and regulations.

Dear Mr. Mamidi:

The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to submit these comments on the tentative amendments to the waste discharge requirements (Order No. R5-2008-0179-01 or “Tentative Order”) for the Town of Discovery Bay Community Services District’s (District) Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). CVCWA is a non-profit organization that represents more than 50 publicly owned treatment works throughout the Central Valley Region in regulatory matters affecting surface water discharge, land application, and water reuse. We approach these matters with a perspective to balance environmental and economic interests consistent with state and federal law.