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Video and Teleconference Meeting Only*
No Physical Meeting Location
(Authorized by and in furtherance of Executive Orders N-08-21)

September 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

*As of the date this agenda is published, the Colorado River Basin Water Board intends to conduct this meeting in a virtual/teleconference environment only. In the event orders from the Governor of California change prior to the scheduled date of this meeting, the format of this meeting may change to also allow for in-person attendance at a physical meeting location (73- 720 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 100, Palm Desert, CA 92260). If this were to occur, a revised agenda will be promptly issued reflecting the change to the format of the meeting. Persons desiring to receive notice about changes to the format of this meeting should sign up for the Lyris e-mail list by subscribing to our Electronic Mailing List (select “Board Meetings Agenda”).

Video and Teleconference Meeting During COVID-19 Emergency:
As a result of the COVID-19 emergency and the Governor’s Executive Orders to protect public health by limiting public gatherings and requiring social distancing, this meeting will occur solely via remote presence. The meeting Agenda and remote participation information is available at the Colorado River Basin Water Board’s website at:
Supporting documents for agenda items to be considered by the Colorado River Basin Water Board are posted on our website. To view or download documents, go to:

More detailed information concerning the Colorado River Basin Water Board’s meeting procedures is attached to the end of this agenda.
i. Pledge of Allegiance
ii. Roll Call
iii. Public Forum
  Any person may address the Colorado River Basin Water Board at this time regarding any matter within the Board’s jurisdiction that is not related to an item on this meeting agenda. Comments will generally be limited to three (3) minutes, unless otherwise directed by the Board Chair.
1. Approval of Meeting Minutes

Minutes of July 20, 2021 Board Meeting
2. State Water Board Liaison Update [Laurel Firestone]
Uncontested Items
3. R7-2021-0047Consideration of adoption of Waste Discharge Requirements for Dredged or Fill Discharges to Waters of the State issued to Blythe Mesa Solar II, LLC for the Blythe Mesa Solar II Project, Riverside County [Logan Raub, WRCE]
Contested and Discussion Items
4. R7-2021-0040 – Consideration of adoption of Waste Discharge Requirements for Coachella Valley Aggregates Wash and Screening Plant and Inert Debris Engineered Fill Operation, Coachella Valley Aggregates, Inc., owner/operator, Riverside County [Reginald Tan, WRCE]
5. R7-2021-0021 – Consideration of adoption of Change of Name and/or Ownership for Waste Discharge Requirements [Kai Dunn, Sr. WRCE]
6. R7-2021-0006 – Consideration of adoption of Settlement Agreement and Stipulation for Entry of Administrative Civil Liability Order in the Matter of Imperial Irrigation District, owner/operator El Centro Generating Station and Grass Carp Hatchery, Imperial County [Maribel Pizano, Sanitary Engr. Assoc.]
Informational Items
7. Coachella Valley Salt Nutrient Management Plan Update [Greg Middleton, Senior EG]
8. Colorado River Basin Water Board Executive Officer's Report [Paula Rasmussen, EO]
9. Colorado River Basin Water Board Member Comments
10. Colorado River Basin Water Board Chair's Report
Closed Session
11. The Board may meet in closed session to:
  (a) Consider the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal of a public employee, or to hear complaints or charges brought against a public employee by another person, unless the employee requests a public hearing. [Authority: Gov. Code, § 11126, subd. (a).]
  (b) Consider evidence received in an adjudicatory hearing and deliberate on a decision to be reached based on that evidence. [Authority: Gov. Code, § 11126, subd. (c)(3).]
  (c) Discuss litigation, including discussion of initiated litigation, significant exposure to litigation, or decisions to initiate litigation. [Authority: Gov. Code, § 11126, subd. (e).]
Next Board Meeting

October 12, 2021 – 9:00 a.m.