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Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins to Establish Salinity Water Quality

Dear Mr. Brownell:
The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins to Establish Salinity Water Quality Objectives in the Lower San Joaquin River (LSJR Basin Plan Amendment). CVCWA is a nonprofit 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. CVCWA appreciates the opportunity to comment on the LSJR Basin Plan Amendment and to offer language similar to that which has been developed for the State Water Resources Control Board’s (State Board) Bay-Delta Plan.

Amendments to the Water Quality Control Plans for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins and Tulare Lake Basin

Dear Ms. Littlejohn:
The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) and California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) appreciate the opportunity to comment on the Amendments to the Water Quality Control Plans for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins and Tulare Lake Basin to Establish a Region-­‐Wide Municipal and Domestic Supply (MUN) Beneficial Use Evaluation Process in Agriculturally Dominated Surface Water Bodies and Remove the MUN Beneficial Use from 231 Constructed or Modified Ag Drains in the San Luis Canal Company (Draft Amendments). 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. For 60 years, CASA has been the leading voice for public wastewater agencies on regulatory, legislative and legal issues. We are an association of local agencies, engaged in advancing the recycling of wastewater into usable water, generation of renewable energy, and other valuable resources. Through these efforts we help create a clean and sustainable environment for Californians.

Proposed Amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River

Dear Dr. Fojut:
The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Proposed Amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins for the Control of Pyrethroid Pesticides Discharges (Draft Amendments), as well as the Draft Staff Report that has been issued to support the Draft Amendments. 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. CVCWA has been an active participant in the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Central Valley Water Board) ongoing stakeholder process with respect to development of these Draft Amendments. If adopted, the Draft Amendments will impact publically-owned treatment works (POTWs) of all sizes throughout the Sacramento and San Joaquin River Basins.

Proposed Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Tulare Lake Basin

Dear Mr. Meeks:
The Central Valley Clean Water Association (CVCWA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Tulare Lake Basin to remove the Municipal and Domestic Supply (MUN) and Agricultural Supply (AGR) beneficial uses from groundwater within horizontally and vertically delineated areas underlying a portion of the historical Tulare Lake Bed. 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.