§ 13260 (a) Each of the following persons shall file with the …
§ 13260.2 (a) The state board shall establish a fee in an amount …
§ 13260.3 On or before January 1 of each year, the state board shall report to …
§ 13261 (a) A person who fails to furnish a report or pay a fee under …
§ 13262 The Attorney General, at the request of the regional board or the …
§ 13263 (a) The regional board, after any necessary hearing, shall …
§ 13263.1 Before a regional board issues or revises waste discharge …
§ 13263.2 The owner or operator of a facility that treats groundwater which …
§ 13263.3 (a) The Legislature finds and declares that pollution prevention …
§ 13263.3 (a) The Legislature finds and declares that pollution prevention …
§ 13263.5 (a) When the regional board issues waste discharge requirements …
§ 13263.6 (a) A publicly owned treatment works (POTW) may require …
§ 13263.6 (a) The regional board shall prescribe effluent limitations as …
§ 13263.7 (a) Compliance with effluent limitations and any other permit or …
§ 13264 (a) No person shall initiate any new discharge of waste or make …
§ 13265 (a) Any person discharging waste in violation of Section 13264, …
§ 13266 Pursuant to such regulations as the regional board may prescribe, …
§ 13267 (a) A regional board, in establishing or reviewing any water …
§ 13267.5 (a) In conducting an investigation pursuant to Section 13267 …
§ 13268 (a) (1) Any person failing or refusing to furnish technical …
§ 13269 (a) (1) On and after January 1, 2000, the provisions of …
§ 13270 Where a public agency as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 13400 …
§ 13271 (a) (1) Except as provided by subdivision (b), any person …
§ 13272 (a) Except as provided by subdivision (b), any person who, …
§ 13272.1 Each regional board shall publish and distribute on a quarterly basis …
§ 13273 (a) The state board shall, on or before January 1, 1986, rank …
§ 13273.1 (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), an operator of a …
§ 13273.2 Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 13273.1, a regional board …
§ 13273.3 As used in Sections 13273, 13273.1, and 13273.2, “operator” means a …
§ 13273.5 Notwithstanding Section 13273, a small city which operates a Class …
§ 13274 (a) (1) The state board or a regional board, upon receipt …
§ 13275 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, a public water system …
§ 13276 (a) The multiagency task force, the Department of Fish and …

Terms Used In California Codes > Water Code > Division 7 > Chapter 4 > Article 4 - Waste Discharge Requirements

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Contamination: includes any equivalent effect resulting from the disposal of waste, whether or not waters of the state are affected. See California Water Code 13050
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Hazardous substance: means either of the following:

    California Water Code 13050

  • injection well: means any bored, drilled, or driven shaft, dug pit, or hole in the ground into which waste or fluid is discharged, and any associated subsurface appurtenances, and the depth of which is greater than the circumference of the shaft, pit, or hole. See California Water Code 13051
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Master recycling permit: means a permit issued to a supplier or a distributor, or both, of recycled water, that includes waste discharge requirements prescribed pursuant to Section 13263 and water recycling requirements prescribed pursuant to Section 13523. See California Water Code 13050
  • Mining waste: means all solid, semisolid, and liquid waste materials from the extraction, beneficiation, and processing of ores and minerals. See California Water Code 13050
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nuisance: means anything which meets all of the following requirements:

    California Water Code 13050

  • Person: includes any city, county, district, the state, and the United States, to the extent authorized by federal law. See California Water Code 13050
  • Pollution: means an alteration of the quality of the waters of the state by waste to a degree which unreasonably affects either of the following:

    California Water Code 13050

  • Recycled water: means water which, as a result of treatment of waste, is suitable for a direct beneficial use or a controlled use that would not otherwise occur and is therefor considered a valuable resource. See California Water Code 13050
  • Regional board: means any California regional water quality control board for a region as specified in Section 13200. See California Water Code 13050
  • State board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Water Code 13050
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • United States: means the United States of America, and in relation to any particular matter includes the officers, agents, employees, agencies, or instrumentalities authorized to act in relation thereto. See California Water Code 20
  • Waste: includes sewage and any and all other waste substances, liquid, solid, gaseous, or radioactive, associated with human habitation, or of human or animal origin, or from any producing, manufacturing, or processing operation, including waste placed within containers of whatever nature prior to, and for purposes of, disposal. See California Water Code 13050
  • Water quality control: means the regulation of any activity or factor which may affect the quality of the waters of the state and includes the prevention and correction of water pollution and nuisance. See California Water Code 13050
  • Water quality control plan: consists of a designation or establishment for the waters within a specified area of all of the following:

    California Water Code 13050

  • Water quality objectives: means the limits or levels of water quality constituents or characteristics which are established for the reasonable protection of beneficial uses of water or the prevention of nuisance within a specific area. See California Water Code 13050
  • Waters of the state: means any surface water or groundwater, including saline waters, within the boundaries of the state. See California Water Code 13050