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General Information
Region Place ID Place Name Place Type Place Address Place County
1 248632 Sonoma West Holdings Plant #2 Facility Food Processing NEC 2064 North Gravenstein Highway Sebastopol, CA, 95472 Sonoma

Expand/Contract Related Parties
Related Parties
Party Party Type Party Name Role Classification Relationship Start Date Relationship End Date
587315 Person Brandon S Jacka Is Onsite Manager For 11/29/2018
586720 Person Lexxi Ruiz Is A Data Submitter For 11/05/2018
580808 Person Ryan Pulley Is A Data Submitter For 07/12/2018
528208 Person Michael Babbini Is Onsite Manager For 08/01/2011
41500 Organization Sonoma West Holding Inc Owner Privately-Owned Business 06/15/2000
Total Related Parties: 5

Expand/Contract Regulatory Measures
Regulatory Measures
Reg Measure ID Reg Measure Type Region Program Order No. WDID Effective Date Expiration Date Status Amended?
399211 NPDES Permit 1 NPDINDSML R1-2018-0003 1B81202OSON 08/01/2018 07/31/2023 Active N
349389 NPDES Permit 1 NPDINDSML R1-2010-0019 1B81202OSON 06/13/2010 06/13/2015 Historical N
132341 NPDES Permit 1 NPDINDSML R1-2003-0059 1B81202OSON 11/05/2003 06/13/2010 Historical N
260640 Letter 1 NPDESWW 001 1B81202OSON 04/27/2001 Historical N
138316 NPDES Permit 1 NPDINDSML 94-007 1B81202OSON 08/25/1994 06/23/1999 Historical N
137169 NPDES Permit 1 NPDINDSML 86-196 1B81202OSON 12/04/1986 12/04/1991 Historical N
136696 NPDES Permit 1 NPDINDSML 81-202 1B81202OSON 10/22/1981 10/22/1986 Historical N
Total Reg Measures: 7

Expand/Contract Violations
Violations
Violation ID Occurred Date Violation Type (-) Violation Description Corrective Action Status Classification Source
1053370 09/06/2018 Order Conditions Exceeded Total Coliform limit was >1600 MPN/100. We have installed a new Chlorine pump to aid the total coliform samples to result within range. Violation U eSMR
1056481 09/03/2018 Order Conditions Coliform sample result of 1600 We have installed a new chlorine pump Violation U eSMR
1045993 06/27/2018 Order Conditions Exceeded pH limit of 6.5 with pH reading at 6.2 mg/l Reviewed maintaining PH balance in pond Violation B eSMR
1056486 06/27/2018 Order Conditions on 2 occasions June 13, and 27 we had low pH readings we went over procedures and continued going over pH readings Violation U eSMR
1045994 06/13/2018 Order Conditions Exceeded pH limit of 6.5 with a pH of 5.6 mg/l Reviewed PH monitoing procedures and adjust PH. Violation B eSMR
1056487 06/06/2018 Order Conditions High Coliform sample of 1600 reviewed sampling procedures Violation U eSMR
1056482 06/06/2018 Order Conditions TSS was 100 mg/L continued to monitor Violation U eSMR
1045995 06/01/2018 Order Conditions TSS exceeded 80 mg/l with a reading of 100 mg/l Continue treatment process prior to discharging to land. Violation U eSMR
1044576 05/30/2018 Order Conditions Reported pH at domestic pond of 6.1 pH units. Waiting to have duck weed sprayed. Still need to make adjustment to PH. Check meter calibration for accuracy. Violation B eSMR
1056483 05/30/2018 Order Conditions on 3 occasions this month May 16,23,and 30 we had pH readings below out limits we went over procedures and checked pH weekly Violation U eSMR
1044578 05/23/2018 Order Conditions Reported Coliform reading of 140 MPN/100 on 5/23/18. This reading represented the AMEL to exceed 23 MPN/100. Went over sampling procedures to verify handling of sample was done correctly. Violation U eSMR
1044577 05/23/2018 Order Conditions Reported pH at domestic pond 5.9. pH units Noticed excessive amount of duck week and scheduling to have sprayed. Adjust PH Violation B eSMR
1056485 05/23/2018 Order Conditions we had a high Coliform reading of 140 we reviewed sampling techniques and continued to monitor Violation U eSMR
1044575 05/16/2018 Order Conditions Reported domestic pond pH reading at 6.2 Check PH and adjust as necessary Violation B eSMR
1056484 02/07/2018 Order Conditions Bod was recorded at 360 mg/L D.O >1 TSS was 180 mg/L increased aeration during this time Violation U eSMR
1040534 02/07/2018 Order Conditions Total Suspended Solids exceeded permit limitation of 80 mg/l with a result of 180 mg/l. Through increased aeration we expect the TSS to decrease in time. Future TSS reading for March was within permit limitations. No discharge to land during this period. Violation U eSMR
1040533 02/07/2018 Order Conditions Water in Storage BOD was recorded at 360 mg/l exceeding permit limitation of 80 mg/l Increased aeration to pond. No discharge to land during this period Violation U eSMR
1039054 01/03/2018 Order Conditions BOD at Lake Davis exceeded the permit limitations. BOD was 1300 mg/l. We have increased aeration to help bust oxygen level to help bring down TSS and BOD. Water has only been in treatment for 1 month. No discharge to land. Violation B eSMR
1056480 01/03/2018 Order Conditions Lake Davis recorded BOD of 1300 mg/L and TSS was 190 mg/L No discharge to land during this time Violation U eSMR
1049239 01/03/2018 Order Conditions TSS at Lake Davis exceeded the permit limitations. TSS was 190 mg/L. We have increased aeration to help bust oxygen level to help bring down TSS and BOD. Water has only been in treatment for 1 month. No discharge to land. Violation B eSMR
1037867 12/06/2017 Order Conditions BOD = 850 mg/L; limits = 80 mg/L. This was the first initial deposit of wastewater up to the treatment pond. Starting wastewater flow up to Lake Davis for initial treatment. Water level was very low and minimal treatment occurred. As water level raises, we will increase aeration and treatment will be more effective. Violation B eSMR
1049238 12/06/2017 Order Conditions TSS = 210 mg/L; limits = 80 mg/L. This was the first initial deposit of wastewater up to the treatment pond. Starting wastewater flow up to Lake Davis for initial treatment. Water level was very low and minimal treatment occurred. As water level raises, we will increase aeration and treatment will be more effective. Violation B eSMR
1036073 11/01/2017 Order Conditions On November 1, 2017 the Coliform Reading was >1600 MPN/100 in the domestic sample. Reviewed sampling procedures, checked mechanical pump and found it working correctly. Changed out the chlorine drum for a new drum of chlorine and subsequent sampling showed results within limitations. Violation U eSMR
1035067 10/25/2017 Order Conditions Sample was recorded as >1600 MPN/100 on the total coliform Reviewed sampling procedures, checked disinfectant chlorine pump. System found to be in good working order. Violation U eSMR
1028300 06/07/2017 Order Conditions pH reading was 6.4 std. units which is below the limit of 6.5. No discharge to land at this time. Adjusted PH in domestic pond to meet limitations. Violation U eSMR
1026987 05/03/2017 Order Conditions TSS at Lake Davis on May 3rd was recorded at 84mg/l. Maximum TSS level is 80 mg/l. No discharge to land during the month of May. Effluent is in treatment and continue to monitor. Subsequent test results for June were within effluent limits. Violation U eSMR
1022109 02/01/2017 Order Conditions Settleable Solids recorded 1.5 ml/L/hr and the maximum was not to exceed 1 ml/L/hr. Wastewater is in treatment and no discharge to land occurred during this time. Continue to monitor Violation U eSMR
1020572 01/04/2017 Order Conditions TSS recorded was 100mg/l. Maximum is 80/mg/l Continue treatment with no discharge to irrigation fields. Violation U eSMR
1017964 12/07/2016 Order Conditions Forgot to take samples from Lake Davis since last sample was taken on Nov. 30th. Sample was taken on Jan. 4, 2017. I have marked calendar to include taking samples from lake Davis for winter and spring months. Violation U eSMR
1017004 11/02/2016 Order Conditions BOD recorded as 200 mg/l when daily average not to exceed 80 mg/l Just started to put effluent water into Lake Davis. Water level extremely low. Started aeration and will monitor next sample period. Violation U eSMR
1017003 11/02/2016 Order Conditions TSS recorded as 100 mg/l when not to exceed order condition of 80mg/l daily average Just started putting effluent water in Lake Davis. Water level extremely low. Will monitor next sample period Violation U eSMR
1016388 08/31/2016 Order Conditions Monthly average flow limit at REC-001 is 2720 GPD; average monthly flow rate at REC-001 for the month of August was 7,333 GPD Violation 3 eSMR
1016387 08/22/2016 Order Conditions Daily maximum flow limit at REC-001 is 6000 GPD; reported flow rate at REC-001 on 08/22 was 43090 GPD. Violation 3 eSMR
1011916 07/20/2016 Order Conditions BOD exceeded the MDEL of 80 mg/l with a lab result of 130 mg/l. All equipment functioning fine. The Duck Weed has really taken over and we are now trying to eradicate it from the pond. This will take some time due to the ability of trying to remove it by skimming the surface of the water with a rake. Violation U eSMR
1011917 07/06/2016 Order Conditions BOD exceeded MDEL of 80 mg/l with a lab result of 120 mg/l. Checked all equipment and everything was functioning fine. Did notice a large amount of Duck Weed forming in the Pond. Will continue to watch growth of duck weed and try to control it. Violation U eSMR
1010346 06/22/2016 Order Conditions Domestic Pond coliform level test results were >1600 MPN/100 ml Inspected chlorination unit and found system to be functioning properly. Reviewed sampling procedures. Subsequent sampling events were within permit limitations. No discharge occurred except for sampling. Violation U eSMR
1010347 06/01/2016 Order Conditions BOD exceeded MDEL of 80 mg/l with a result of 87 mg/l Inspected system found nothing wrong so we increased aeration. Violation U eSMR
1008165 04/28/2016 Order Conditions Flow measurements at REC-001 on 04/07 were 9030 GPD, and on 04/28 were 11130 GPD respectfully; in violation of the maximum daily flow limit of 6000 GPD at REC-001 Inspected mechanical aerators and increased from 2 pumps to 3. Violation 3 eSMR
1008085 04/20/2016 Order Conditions Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) (5-day @ 20 Deg. C) Daily Maximum limit is 80 mg/L and reported value was 100 mg/L at REC-001. Violation 3 Report
1008086 04/07/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 9030 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 Report
1007817 04/06/2016 Order Conditions BOD for lake davis was recorded at 90mg/l Increased aeration and subsequent BOD reading was within limits Violation U eSMR
1011514 03/21/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 9150 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011513 03/17/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 12100 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011512 03/16/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 11790 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011511 03/14/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 12450 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011510 02/25/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 11590 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011509 02/11/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 11780 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011506 01/28/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 9040 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011505 01/27/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 13600 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011504 01/21/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 12330 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011503 01/20/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 6860 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011502 01/18/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 11000 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1011501 01/15/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 10330 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1008167 01/08/2016 Order Conditions Flow Daily Maximum limit is 6000 GPD and reported value was 6480 GPD at REC-001. Violation 3 eSMR
1003361 01/06/2016 Order Conditions TSS was reported at 94 mg/l and the limit is 80 mg/l. Water in Storage is very low and receiving treatment. We will monitor the TSS levels and make sure that they are within the parameter limits prior to discharging to land. Violation U eSMR
1050317 12/16/2015 Order Conditions BOD exceeded the monthly average Effluent just receiving treatment Violation U eSMR
1002237 12/16/2015 Order Conditions BOD in excess of limit. Just began to put Effluent into lake for storage Made sure all aerators were in running condition. Violation U eSMR
1002238 12/16/2015 Order Conditions Dissolved Oxygen below order condition limit of <1. Just began putting effluent water in storage. *** Dismissed:Dissolved Oxygen does not have limits in this permit. Made sure all aeration is in working order and waiting for treatment process to begin. Violation U eSMR
1050316 12/16/2015 Order Conditions TSS exceeded Monthly average Effluent just receiving treatment Violation U eSMR
1002239 12/16/2015 Order Conditions TSS in excess of order limit. Just began putting Effluent water into storage With water level extremely low, effluent water is just beginning treatment. Violation U eSMR
1002236 12/16/2015 Order Conditions pH was recorded at 8.7 ph units. Adjusted raw water in domestic pond to appropriate ph level. Violation U eSMR
1000733 11/25/2015 Order Conditions pH reading was 6.4 pH units Checked raw domestic waste water pH and adjusted it to higher pH level. Subsequent pH testing was within limits Violation U eSMR
996608 08/26/2015 Order Conditions TSS results for this date were above maximum level of 80mg/l. Result was 120 mg/l. Removed filters and cleaned filter cartridge and housing. Duck weed in pond may have contributed to this occurance. Violation U eSMR
996609 08/12/2015 Order Conditions Coliform test results were >1600 MPN/100ml Reviewed sampling procedures, cleaned sampling port and looking into the potency of the liquid chlorine drum that has been in use for several months. Discharging during summer months rarely occurs due to evaporation of water. Violation U eSMR
995169 07/29/2015 Order Conditions Exceeded MDEL for coliform of 240 MPN 100ml with a reading of >1600 MPN 100ml Checked the sampling faucet and found what appeared to be bird dung at the bottom of the spout. Sterilized faucet sampling point. Violation U eSMR
995171 07/29/2015 Order Conditions pH was just above order condtions level with a reading of 8.6 pH units Will monitor pond water pH to stay within the pH limits. Violation U eSMR
995170 07/22/2015 Order Conditions Coliform sample exceeded the MDEL limit of 240 MPN 100ml with a reading of >1600 MPN 100ml Again, went over sampling proceedures which were followed correctly. Checked chlorine pump and distribution line and found all working properly. Increased dose of chlorine injected into line. Violation U eSMR
995172 07/15/2015 Order Conditions Coliform sample exceeded MDEL of 240 MPN/100ml with a reading of >1600 MPN 100ml Reviewed sampling proceedures, checked disinfectant chlorine line and pump. Violation U eSMR
992277 05/20/2015 Order Conditions On May 20, 2015, the BOD in the Domestic Pond was recorded as 110mg/l. This exceeded the maximum of 80 mg/l. Areation system working properly. Contacted the Applicator for spraying the Duck Weed and had the pond sprayed on June 19th. Application will take 2 weeks so no discharge can occur. Violation U eSMR
992278 05/13/2015 Order Conditions May 13, 2015 recorded a BOD of 230 mg/l which exceeded the maximum allowed BOD of 80 mg/l. Checked areation system and all working fine. Noticed addtional Duck Weed growth in Pond. Chief Plant Operator suggested we look into having it sprayed. Waiting for applicator to contact us. Violation U eSMR
991228 04/29/2015 Order Conditions Coliform level exceeded maximum limit and recorded >1600 MPN/100 ml Went over sampling procedures to make sure that sampling point is properly sanitized prior to pulling sample. No discharge to Berm area with the exception of pulling sampling. This applies for the entire month of April. Violation U eSMR
991227 04/22/2015 Order Conditions BOD exceeded maximum limit of 80 mg/l and recorded 99 mg/l. Areation working properly and working on reducing cleaning chemicals used for sanitizing restrooms. Violation U eSMR
991226 04/08/2015 DMON BOD exceeded maximum limit recorded 140 mg/l Checked aeration and found it working properly. Looking into possible cleaning chemicals increasing BOD. Violation U eSMR
989555 03/25/2015 Order Conditions BOD result was 86mg/l. Checked system and increased aeration. Subsequent BOD testing for April 1, resulted in BOD reading of 40mg/l. Violation U eSMR
989556 03/18/2015 Order Conditions BOD result was 270mg/l. We checked the aeration system and everything was running properly. Increased aeration slightly to see if that would bring BOD back to within the order limits. Checked system and increased aeration. Violation U eSMR
987086 01/28/2015 Order Conditions pH level reported at 6.4 units with our minimum level 6.5 units Adjusted pH level with soda ash and subsequent reading was above 7 units. Checking pH more frequently. Violation U eSMR
987085 01/21/2015 Order Conditions pH level reported at 6.3 units and our minimum is 6.5 units Made adjustment to pH by adding soda ash. Violation U eSMR
1050318 12/03/2014 Order Conditions BOD exceeded the Monthly average. Just commenced putting water in Lake Davis Effluent just started treatment Violation U eSMR
984483 12/03/2014 Order Conditions BOD reported 220 mg/l . Exceeded the daily maximum limit. Commenced filling lake with effluent water. Only 3 days detention time. Very minimal amount of effluent water so treatment just commenced. Continuing to fill lake with effluent water. Allowing time for treatment of effluent. Violation U eSMR
984485 12/03/2014 Order Conditions Dissolved Oxygen was below minimum level of 1.0 mg/l. Commenced filling Lake Davis with effluent water and only 3 days detention time. Continue filling Lake Davis with effluent water to an effective depth for treatment. Also, increased aeration. In the future, consider first testing of effluent water when lake is at the level of effective treatment. Violation U eSMR
984484 12/03/2014 Order Conditions TSS exceeded the maximum of 80mg/l. Results were 160 mg/l. Commenced filling Lake Davis with effluent water for just 3 days. Not enough time for treatment. Continue filling Lake Davis with effluent water so that level of water can be treated effectively Violation U eSMR
1050319 12/03/2014 Order Conditions TSS exceeded the monthly average. Just commenced putting water in storage Effluent just started treatment. Lake level very low and only a few days of treatment Violation U eSMR
1049235 11/30/2014 Order Conditions BOD monthly average = 94 mg/L; limits = 50 mg/L Violation 3 eSMR
983332 11/19/2014 Order Conditions BOD MDEL of 230 mg/l exceeded Order Condition We evaluated the system and checked areation. Found nothing wrong with system. This was the first time we ever had a high BOD reading in the Domestic Waste Water Violation U eSMR
Report displays most recent five years of violations. Refer to the Interactive Violation Report for more data.
Total Violations: 84 Priority Violations: 0
*Click the "(+/-) Violation Description" link to expand and contract the violation description.
*As of 5/20/2010, the Water Board's Enforcement Policy requires that all violations be classified as 1, 2 or 3, with class 1 being the highest. Prior to this, violations were simply classified as Yes or No. If a 123 classification has been assigned to a violation that occurred before this date, that classification data will be displayed instead of the Yes/No data.

Violation Types
DMON = Deficient Monitoring Order Conditions = Order Conditions

Expand/Contract Enforcement Actions
Enforcement Actions
Enf Id Enf Type Enf Order No. Effective Date Status
225105 Oral Communication 08/27/1999 Historical
225328 Oral Communication 08/27/1999 Historical
224611 Clean-up and Abatement Order 89-127 10/06/1989 Active
219091 Clean-up and Abatement Order 88-022 03/04/1988 Active
Total Enf Actions: 4

Expand/Contract Inspections
Inspections
Inspection ID Inspection Type Lead Inspector Actual End Date Planned Violations Attachment
29675542 B Type compliance inspection Imtiaz-Ali Kalyan 08/22/2017 N 0 N/A
24214213 Prerequirement inspection Cathleen A. Goodwin 04/11/2016 N 0 Download
20525967 Prerequirement inspection Rachel Prat 03/05/2015 N 0 N/A
19978995 B Type compliance inspection Cathleen A. Goodwin 03/05/2015 N 0 N/A
2457490 B Type compliance inspection Kason Grady 06/10/2010 Y 0 Download
2512258 B Type compliance inspection Kason Grady 08/25/2009 N 0 N/A
1698814 B Type compliance inspection Jeremiah Puget 09/19/2008 Y 0 N/A
1286070 Complaint inspection Richard Azevedo 01/16/2008 Y 0 N/A
306747 B Type compliance inspection Jeremiah Puget 04/29/2002 Y 0 N/A
306748 B Type compliance inspection Jeremiah Puget 03/27/2002 Y 0 N/A
306736 B Type compliance inspection Katherine Carter 06/29/2000 Y 0 N/A
306735 B Type compliance inspection Katherine Carter 04/19/2000 Y 0 N/A
306739 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 04/02/1999 Y 0 N/A
306742 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 11/03/1998 Y 0 N/A
306734 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 03/20/1998 Y 0 N/A
306745 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 10/03/1997 Y 0 N/A
306733 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 11/04/1996 Y 0 N/A
306743 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 05/22/1995 Y 0 N/A
306744 A Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 03/08/1995 Y 0 N/A
306746 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 11/29/1994 Y 0 N/A
306730 A Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 06/02/1993 Y 0 N/A
306731 A Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 03/22/1993 Y 0 N/A
306749 Complaint inspection Nathan Quarles 09/04/1992 Y 0 N/A
306732 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 09/04/1992 Y 0 N/A
306737 A Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 06/22/1992 Y 0 N/A
306738 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 04/16/1992 Y 0 N/A
306741 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 03/20/1992 Y 0 N/A
306740 B Type compliance inspection Scott Gergus 01/31/1992 Y 0 N/A
Total Inspections: 28 Last Inspection: 08/22/2017
  
The current report was generated with data as of: 07/17/2019
Regional Boards are in the process of entering backlogged data.
As a result, data may be incomplete.
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