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Date:May 10, 2022
Time:9:00 am
Location:Colorado River Basin Water Board’s Boardroom
73-720 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 100,
Palm Desert, California 92260
 Remote Participation Option Available
(See Instructions Below)


Although this public meeting will be conducted in-person, the public will also have the opportunity to participate remotely via the ZOOM videoconferencing platform (, which is free to download. If you intend to speak, present oral comments or otherwise actively participate in this meeting, you will need to obtain ZOOM access prior to the meeting. For those who do NOT intend to actively participate, the meeting will be livestreamed via Cal-Span (

Please refer to the Colorado River Basin Water Board’s Remote Meetings page ( for instructions on remote participation via ZOOM.


Agenda Items are numbered for identification purposes only; the Colorado River Basin Water Board may consider items out of their listed order. General information concerning meeting procedures is included at the end of the agenda.

Tentative orders, resolutions and other materials under consideration for adoption at this meeting are posted to the Colorado River Basin Water Board’s Tentative Orders page (

Preliminary Matters
1. Introductions, Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call
2. Public Forum:
 At this time, any person may address the Board regarding any matter within the Board’s jurisdiction that is not related to an item on this meeting agenda. Comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes, subject to an extension at the Board Chair’s discretion.
3. Approval of Minutes for Prior Meeting(s)

Minutes of Board Meeting on April 12, 2022
Contested and Discussion Calendar of Items for Adoption(Items 4-6)
4. Waste Discharge Requirements Order R7-2022-0007 (NPDES Permit CA0104370)

 Parties:Heber Public Utilities District 
 Subject:Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant 
 Location:Imperial County 
 Staff Contact:Jose Valle de Leon, WRC Engineer
([email protected])
5. Waste Discharge Requirements Order R7-2022-0016

 Parties:Seefried Industrial Properties, Inc. 
 Subject:Project Viento (Warehouse and Distribution Center) 
 Location:Riverside County 
 Staff Contact:Fatima Alrahem, WRC Engineer
([email protected])
6. Resolution R7-2022-0032 Amending Water Quality Control Plan for Colorado River Basin Region

 Subject:Total Maximum Daily Load for Organophosphate and Organochlorine Compounds in Imperial Valley Waters
 Location:Imperial County 
 Staff Contact:Lauren Briggs, Environmental Scientist ( 
Information Items(No Actions on Items 7-10)
7. Wastewater Consolidation

The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, State Water Board Division of Financial Assistance, and Division of Water Quality will provide an information item on SB 1215 implementation, key funding aspects for project eligibility, and plans for assessing long-term statewide wastewater needs.
 Staff Contact:Laurel Warddrip, Senior Environmental Scientist,
State Water Board, Division of Water Quality ([email protected])
8. Report from Executive Officer, Paula Rasmussen
9. Comments from Board Members
10. Report from Board Chair, Jayne Powell
Closed Session
11.Closed Session

The Board may meet in closed session to: 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 (Gov. Code, § 11126, subd. (a)); consider evidence received in an adjudicatory hearing and deliberate on a decision to be reached based on that evidence (§ 11126, subd. (c)(3)); and discuss litigation, including discussion of initiated litigation, significant exposure to litigation, or decisions to initiate litigation (§ 11126, subd. (e)).

Next Board Meeting:

June 14, 2022, at 9:00 am