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General Information
Region Place ID Place Name Place Type Place Address Place County
9 640063 Claude "Bud" Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant Water Treatment Plant 4590 Carlsbad Carlsbad, CA, 92008 San Diego

Expand/Contract Related Parties
Related Parties
Party Party Type Party Name Role Classification Relationship Start Date Relationship End Date
640778 Person Shawntrel McCoy Is A Data Submitter For 07/26/2023
560482 Person Michelle Peters Contact 05/20/2021
611646 Person Cheryl Lynn Hudson Is Onsite Manager For 08/20/2020 08/20/2020
600454 Person Ian Stuart Hamill Is A Data Submitter For 07/23/2019
560409 Person Josh Capito Is A Data Submitter For 09/24/2018
573171 Person Sachin Chawla Is A Data Submitter For 01/25/2018 07/26/2023
560482 Person Michelle Peters Is Onsite Manager For 11/15/2016
557206 Person Chris Stiedemann Is A Data Submitter For 06/21/2016 03/31/2017
556992 Person Lev Mirzoian Is A Data Submitter For 06/08/2016 04/12/2019
555852 Person Dean Rauscher Is A Data Submitter For 05/09/2016 07/31/2017
553906 Person Lori Rigby Is A Data Submitter For 12/15/2015 06/07/2016
553907 Person Peter Shen Is A Data Submitter For 12/15/2015 04/19/2016
549439 Person Allison Reinicke Is A Data Submitter For 12/16/2014 04/19/2016
525938 Person Tabitha Whipple Is A Data Submitter For 02/18/2011
525848 Person Jessica Jones Is A Data Submitter For 02/11/2011 07/26/2023
339921 Person Peter MacLaggan Is Onsite Manager For 02/11/2011
522151 Organization Poseidon Resources (Channelside) LP Co. Owner Privately-Owned Business 04/22/2010
339921 Person Peter MacLaggan Contact 08/29/2006
339920 Organization Poseidon Resources Corp Owner Privately-Owned Business 08/29/2006
Total Related Parties: 19

Expand/Contract Regulatory Measures
Regulatory Measures
Reg Measure ID Reg Measure Type Region Program Order No. WDID Effective Date Expiration Date Status Amended?
452989 Enrollee - NPDES 9 NPDNONMUNIPRCS R9-2015-0013 9 000003898 10/24/2023 09/30/2028 Active N
430584 NPDES Permit 9 NPDNONMUNIPRCS R9-2019-0003 9 000001429 07/01/2019 06/30/2024 Active Y
308381 NPDES Permit 9 NPDNONMUNIPRCS R9-2006-0065 9 000001429 10/01/2006 10/01/2011 Historical Y
Total Reg Measures: 3

Expand/Contract Violations
Violations
Violation ID Occurred Date Violation Type (-) Violation Description Corrective Action Status Classification Source
1123637 12/05/2023 Order Conditions On December 5th, 2023, the CDP suffered a mechanical malfunction in its back wash system, causing plant effluent containing sludge to discolor the receiving waters. The CDP Laboratory collected and analyzed samples from the M-002 sampling point during the event. Results of those samples show that discoloration of receiving waters was the only permit violation. The CDP has corrected the mechanical back wash system malfunction, renovated the effluent Turbidity analyzer, and adjusted the SCADA system alarms. These modifications and adjustments were completed to assure continuous and reliable NTU readings. Violation U eSMR
1123070 11/03/2023 LREP Quarterly SMR ( MONRPT ) (Progress Report Compliance w/Conditions Implement WaiverMRP Amended VII.D.ii) report for Q3 2023 (2791433) was due on 02-NOV-23 Violation B Report
1123636 10/16/2023 CAT1 Total Suspended Solids (TSS) 90-Day Mean limit is 60 mg/L and reported value was 108 mg/L at M-001. The CDP Plant Manager has developed and implemented a formal Standard Operating procedure for the collection of samples for analysis during periods of non-delivery. Discharger has implemented the use of an additional flow and usage calculator to prevent the overdosing of Polymer in the backwash system and provide redundancy. Violation U eSMR
1120820 08/28/2023 DMON Discharge was notified by the outside laboratory that the Oil and Grease sample for analysis taken on 8/28/2023 to satisfy the M-001 NPDES sampling for the compliance week of 8/27/2023 to 9/2/2023 are to be considered estimated values. This is due to the laboratory reporting that Low recovery was observed for total oil and grease in the LCS/LCSD for the batch. No additional sample volume remained for re-extraction or re-analysis. The external laboratory is revalidating their extraction procedure and their Quality Control Standards, to prevent further occurrences of this type. During that time Weekly sample analysis has been deferred to another outside laboratory. Violation U eSMR
1120819 08/14/2023 DMON Discharger was notified by the outside laboratory that the Oil and Grease sample for analysis taken on 8/14/2023 to satisfy the M-001 NPDES sampling for the compliance week of 8/13/2023 to 8/19/2023 was determined to be invalid. After total consumption of the sample volume, it was determined the LCS stock standard was invalid. Therefore, Oil and Grease results must be considered as estimated values due to missing positive control QC. The external laboratory is revalidating their extraction procedure and their Quality Control Standards, to prevent further occurrences of this type. During that time weekly sample analysis has been deferred to another outside laboratory. Violation U eSMR
1123069 08/03/2023 LREP Quarterly SMR ( MONRPT ) (Progress Report Compliance w/Conditions Implement WaiverMRP Amended VII.D.ii) report for Q2 2023 (2791432) was due on 02-AUG-23 Violation B Report
1120821 08/03/2023 Order Conditions On August 3, 2023, a valve in CDP's backwash system suffered a mechanical malfunction, causing plant effluent containing untreated backwash water to discolor the receiving waters. The CDP Laboratory collected and analyzed samples from the M-002 sampling point during the event. Results of those samples show that discoloration of receiving waters was the only permit violation. The CDP has corrected the backwash system malfunction and implemented further monitoring efforts and alerts for operational oversight to more closely monitor and respond quickly if a similar type of valve malfunction occurs in the future. Violation U eSMR
1123068 06/03/2023 LREP Quarterly SMR ( MONRPT ) (Progress Report Compliance w/Conditions Implement WaiverMRP Amended VII.D.ii) report for Q1 2023 (2791431) was due on 02-JUN-23 Violation B Report
1118265 05/24/2023 Order Conditions On May 24th, 2023, the CDP suffered a mechanical malfunction in its back wash system, causing plant effluent containing a higher amount of sludge to discolor the receiving waters. The CDP Laboratory collected and analyzed samples from the M-002 sampling point during the event. Results of those samples show that discoloration of receiving waters was the only permit violation. The CDP has corrected the back wash system malfunction and implemented further SCADA system alarms and alerts for operational oversight and control of the backwash system. Violation U eSMR
1111649 11/21/2022 DMON Due to an unscheduled maintenance shutdown, the CDP shutdown on November 21st at 3:30am and remained shut down for the remainder of the November. Due to the unscheduled shutdown occurring prior to the normal time to conduct weekly sampling and due to a communication error, weekly NPDES sampling was not conducted for the compliance week of November 20th to November 26th. The CDP Plant Manager has updated communication procedures that contains assigned responsibilities for all CDP Management, to eliminate communication failures during unplanned plant activities. Violation U eSMR
1111650 11/21/2022 DMON Due to an unscheduled maintenance shutdown, the CDP shutdown on November 21st at 3:30am and remained shut down for the remainder of the November. Due to the unscheduled shutdown occurring prior to the normal time to conduct weekly sampling and due to a communication error, weekly NPDES sampling was not conducted for the compliance week of November 20th to November 26th. The CDP Plant Manager has updated communication procedures that contains assigned responsibilities for all CDP Management, to eliminate communication failures during unplanned plant activities. Violation U eSMR
1111651 11/21/2022 DMON Due to an unscheduled maintenance shutdown, the CDP shutdown on November 21st at 3:30am and remained shut down for the remainder of the November. Due to the unscheduled shutdown occurring prior to the normal time to conduct weekly sampling and due to a communication error, weekly NPDES sampling was not conducted for the compliance week of November 20th to November 26th. The CDP Plant Manager has updated communication procedures that contains assigned responsibilities for all CDP Management, to eliminate communication failures during unplanned plant activities. Violation U eSMR
1090746 04/11/2021 DMON During the compliance week of 04/11/2021 to 04/17/2021 the CDP was scheduled for a maintenance shutdown. The maintenance shutdown was scheduled for 8:00PM on April 11th to 8:00PM on April 16th, The lab had scheduled to collect the samples after the plant was returned to normal operation on April 16th. Due to unforeseen circumstances the plant did not return to normal operation until April 18th, which is outside the compliance week. Therefore the lab was unable to collect the weekly sample a monitoring location M-001 for the compliance week beginning April 11th. The CDP was in normal operation for the period of 19 hours and and 42 minutes on 04/11/2021. During this operational time the CDP failed to collect the required weekly NPDES sampling. CDP Laboratory Director has developed a formal pre-shutdown sampling procedure. This procedure contains a checklist of required monitoring to conduct prior to forthcoming planned shutdowns. In order to eliminate a failure to conduct compliance monitoring in the event of schedule changes of unseen circumstances. Violation U eSMR
1090747 04/11/2021 DMON During the compliance week of 04/11/2021 to 04/17/2021 the CDP was scheduled for a maintenance shutdown. The maintenance shutdown was scheduled for 8:00PM on April 11th to 8:00PM on April 16th, The lab had scheduled to collect the samples after the plant was returned to normal operation on April 16th. Due to unforeseen circumstances the plant did not return to normal operation until April 18th, which is outside the compliance week. Therefore the lab was unable to collect the weekly sample a monitoring location M-002 for the compliance week beginning April 11th. The CDP was in normal operation for the period of 19 hours and and 42 minutes on 04/11/2021. During this operational time the CDP failed to collect the required weekly NPDES sampling. CDP Laboratory Director has developed a formal pre-shutdown sampling procedure. This procedure contains a checklist of required monitoring to conduct prior to forthcoming planned shutdowns. In order to eliminate a failure to conduct compliance monitoring in the event of schedule changes of unseen circumstances. Violation U eSMR
1090745 04/11/2021 DMON During the compliance week of 04/11/2021 to 04/17/2021 the CDP was scheduled for a maintenance shutdown. The maintenance shutdown was scheduled for 8:00PM on April 11th to 8:00PM on April 16th, The lab had scheduled to collect the samples after the plant was returned to normal operation on April 16th. Due to unforeseen circumstances the plant did not return to normal operation until April 18th, which is outside the compliance week. Therefore the lab was unable to collect the weekly sample a monitoring location M-INF for the compliance week beginning April 11th. The CDP was in normal operation for the period of 19 hours and and 42 minutes on 04/11/2021. During this operational time the CDP failed to collect the required weekly NPDES sampling. CDP Laboratory Director has developed a formal pre-shutdown sampling procedure. This procedure contains a checklist of required monitoring to conduct prior to forthcoming planned shutdowns. In order to eliminate a failure to conduct compliance monitoring in the event of schedule changes of unseen circumstances. Violation U eSMR
1079952 08/23/2020 Order Conditions On 8/23/2020 Discharger exceeded the maximum allowable intake of 299 MGD of seawater by 1.35 MGD due to the dilution flow values set within CDP''s SCADA system not properly accounting for the brine dilution provided by maintenance flow cycled through the plant. Upon identification of this oversight, the plant┐s SCADA system was immediately updated to properly account for seawater that is cycled through the plant that contributes to the brine dilution.. Violation B eSMR
1066098 08/29/2019 DMON During the Q3 offshore monitoring conducted on August 29, 2019, a total of three rounds of monitoring occurred across the 16 offshore monitoring locations, weather and water conditions permitting, and twice across one offshore monitoring location E-30 (located 1,000 feet downcoast of the discharge channel and 2,000 feet offshore). The contractor conducting the monitoring inadvertently missed station E-30 in the first round of monitoring. The receiving water monitoring contractor has updated the QA/QC procedure to ensure offshore monitoring is conducted as specified in Order R9-2019-003 to the maximum extent practical, while taking into consideration conditions which could make sampling hazardous at monitoring locations. Violation B eSMR
1066099 07/30/2019 DMON TCDD analysis for the CY19 Q3 reporting period was not conducted in accordance with Attachment E, Table E-4. Effluent Monitoring at M-001 when not Discharging Brine of the Order. While the CDP Operator collected the CY19 Q3 monitoring samples the Chain of Custody (COC) was not updated to include the new TCDD monitoring requirement. CDP Operator has revised the Quarterly Chain of Custody (COC) template to reflect monitoring conditions identified in Attachment E, Table E-4 Effluent Monitoring at M-001 when not Discharging Brine of the Order. CDP Laboratory Director has further reviewed NPDES monitoring requirements with the external laboratory to mitigate a reoccurrence. Violation B eSMR
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Total Violations: 18 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
CAT1 = Category 1 Pollutant (Effluent Violation for Group 1 Pollutant) DMON = Deficient Monitoring
LREP = Late Report Order Conditions = Order Conditions

Expand/Contract Enforcement Actions
Enforcement Actions
Enf Id Enf Type Enf Order No. Effective Date Status
433293 Staff Enforcement Letter null 07/30/2019 Historical
430231 Staff Enforcement Letter null 05/03/2019 Historical
428442 Staff Enforcement Letter R9-2006-0065 01/28/2019 Historical
410379 Staff Enforcement Letter R9-2006-0065 12/09/2016 Historical
405563 Notice of Violation R9-2006-0065 04/07/2016 Historical
Total Enf Actions: 5

Expand/Contract Inspections
Inspections
Inspection ID Inspection Type Lead Inspector Actual End Date Planned Violations Attachment
51390262 B Type compliance inspection Olufisayo Osibodu 04/24/2023 N 0 Download
47269721 B Type compliance inspection Olufisayo Osibodu 03/25/2022 N 0 Download
42183451 B Type compliance inspection Ben Neill 11/03/2020 N 0 [Attachments]
36720775 B Type compliance inspection Ben Neill 06/11/2019 Y 0 Download
27450862 B Type compliance inspection Dat Quach 01/11/2017 N 0 Download
20703043 B Type compliance inspection Ben Neill 02/25/2015 N 0 Download
15279328 B Type compliance inspection David Barker 07/30/2013 N 0 Download
Total Inspections: 7 Last Inspection: 04/24/2023
  
The current report was generated with data as of: 07/19/2024
Regional Boards are in the process of entering backlogged data.
As a result, data may be incomplete.
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