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A Water Quality Resource for the San Diego Region

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Mission Bay & La Jolla Water Quality Improvement Plan

A new Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP) was developed for the Mission Bay Watershed Management Area in accordance with the requirements of the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Board) Order No. R9-2013-0001, as amended by Order No. R9-2015-0001 (NPDES Permit #CAS0109266, Municipal Permit). The plan was developed in partnership with the City of San Diego and Caltrans, who are the Responsible Agencies in the Mission Bay Watershed Management Area.

The goal of the Mission Bay WQIP is to protect, preserve, enhance, and restore water quality of receiving water bodies. This goal will be accomplished through an adaptive planning and management process that identifies the highest and focused priority water quality conditions within the watershed and implements strategies (jurisdiction-specific and/or watershed-level) to achieve improvements in the quality of discharges from the Responsible Agencies storm drain systems.

Current Events - Regional Water Quality Control Board Public Comment Period

The Final Draft of the Mission Bay WQIP was submitted to the Regional Water Quality Control Board on June 26, 2015 and is currently undergoing a thirty-day comment period. The Plan is available on the Regional Water Quality Control Board website at the link below, along with the start and end dates for the thirty day comment period and instructions for comment submission. Comments will be formally collected by the Regional Board.


June 26, 2015 – Final Draft of the Mission Bay Water Quality Improvement Plan

The Final Draft of the Mission Bay Water Quality Improvement Plan submitted to the Regional Board is also available below.

 

Thank You For Your Help!

The City of San Diego appreciates all of the public input received these past two years to develop the City-led Water Quality Improvement Plan for the Mission Bay & La Jolla Watershed. The Plan development process and broad public participation helped to create strong and successful plan to improve water quality in the region.

Below you will find past documents related to the overall Water Quality Improvement Plan development process, including the opportunities for public participation, consultation committee presentations and meeting summaries, and the two initial drafts submitted to the Regional Board.

 

2013-2015 Public Input Schedule

There were several opportunities to provide input over the past two years.

 

2013-2015 Workshops

The second public workshop was held on July 21st, 2014 to review the goals and strategies for addressing the highest priority water conditions in the Mission Bay/La Jolla Watershed.

July 21st, 2014 Workshop Materials

The first workshop was held on September 7th, 2013 to review the priority water quality conditions along with their potential sources and solutions. 

September 7th, 2013 Workshop Materials  

 
2013-2015 Consultation Committee

The Consultation Committee for the Mission Bay & La Jolla Watersheds was established to provide comments to the Agencies for content at specific points of Plan development.  The Consultation Committee Charter can be found here

Consultation Committee Members: Consultation Committee Meetings: 
Name: Category: First Meeting - November 21st, 2013 Second Meeting - July 15th, 2014
Wayne Chiu Regional Board Agenda Agenda
Deborah Knight Environmental Community Meeting Presentation Meeting Presentation
Dan Biggs Development Community Consultation Committee Meeting Summary Consultation Committee Meeting Summary 
Cindy Lin At-Large Consultation Committee Comments on Draft Plan Consultation Committee Comments
Greg (Lance) Kyle At-Large Response to Comments Summary
Andrew Wiese At-Large
Martin Schmidt At-Large Third Meeting - October 21st, 2014
Bryn Evans At-Large Agenda
Nobu Murakami At-Large Meeting Presentation
Isabelle Kay At-Large Consultation Committee Comments on the Draft Plan  
    Response to Comments Summary  

May 1, 2014 - FIRST DRAFT

On May 1, 2014, the first draft for the Mission Bay & La Jolla Water Quality Improvement Plan (Sections 1-3 and Lists of Potential Strategies) was submitted to the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board for public review. The first draft of the plan identified the watershed's priority conditions, sources and potential strategies.

 


December 23, 2014 - SECOND DRAFT

On December 23, 2014, the second draft of the Mission Bay & La Jolla Watershed Water Quality Improvement Plan (Sections 1-4 and Appendices) was submitted to the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board for public review.  The second draft of the plan identifies the watershed’s priority water quality conditions, sources, goals, strategies and implementation schedule.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Jim Harry at (858) 541-4353 or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  

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