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Date: June 14, 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 May 10, 2022
4. Update from State Water Resources Control Board Liaison, Laurel Firestone
Uncontested Calendar of Items for Adoption (Items 5-6)
5.  Waste Discharge Requirements Order R7-2022-0014 and Monitoring and Reporting Program
  Parties: Hi-Desert Water District
  Subject: Yucca Valley Wastewater Reclamation Plant
  Location: Yucca Valley
  Staff Contact: Adriana Godinez, WRC Engineer
([email protected])
6. Waste Discharge Requirements Order R7-2022-0029
  Parties: Southern California Edison
  Subject: Amboy Multiple “TDs” Project
  Location: San Bernardino County
  Staff Contact: Kai Dunn, Senior WRC Engineer
([email protected])
Contested and Discussion Calendar of Items for Adoption (Items 7-10)
7. Waste Discharge Requirements Order R7-2022-0007 and Monitoring and Reporting Program (NPDES Permit No. CA0104370)
  Parties: Heber Public Utilities District
  Subject: Wastewater Treatment Plant
  Location: Heber
  Staff Contact: Jose Valle de Leon, WRC Engineer
([email protected]
8. Waste Discharge Requirements General Order R7-2022-0033 for Closed Landfill Facilities
  Parties: Multiple Dischargers
  Subject: Facilities with “Closed Landfills” [see definition in order]
  Location: Multiple Counties
  Staff Contact: Zakary Owens, Engineering Geologist
9. Waste Discharge Requirements Order R7-2022-0028 and Monitoring and Reporting Program
  Parties: Coachillin Energy Company LLC
  Subject: Coachillin’ Industrial Cultivation & Ancillary Canna-Business Park—Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Facility
  Location: Desert Hot Springs
  Staff Contact: Scot Stormo, Engineering Geologist
([email protected])
10. Waste Discharge Requirements Order R7-2022-0010 and Monitoring and Reporting Program
  Parties: Chandler Garnet, LLC
  Subject: Palm Springs Inert Debris Engineered Fill Operation
  Location: Palm Springs
  Staff Contact: Reginald Tan, WRC Engineer
([email protected])
Information Items (No Actions on Items 11-13)
11.   Report from Executive Officer, Paula Rasmussen
12. Comments from Board Members
13. Report from Board Chair, Jayne Powell
Closed Session
14. 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 :

July 12, 2022 at 9:00 am