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Santa Margarita River (SMR)

Nutrient Initiative Group (Group) Meeting

October 4, 2016

9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Rancho California Water District

42135 Winchester Road

Temecula, CA 92590

Meeting Goals:

  1. Discuss Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) permitting programs related to estuary targets

  2. Discuss Alternative TMDL Next Steps

  3. Conduct Science Updates

9:30 am Welcome, introductions, agenda review (Facilitator)*

9:35 Action Item Review and Updates

  • Action Items status

  • General updates

9:45 Review and Discussion: Regulatory and Permitting Programs (Cynthia Gorham, Erica Ryan, Laurie Walsh, Hiram Sarabia - RWQCB)

11:15 Review and Discussion: SMR Alternative TMDL Approach: Discussion (All)

  • TMDL schedule - update(Hiram Sarabia, RWQCB)

  • Targets and Allocations - update and expectations (All)

  • Discharger implementation - options and expectations (All)

12:00 Lunch

12:30 Continue - SMR Alternative TMDL Approach: Discussion

1:00 Presentation and Discussion: Estuary Updates

  • Preliminary Update - Estuary Mouth Modeling (P.F. Wang, SPAWAR)

  • Preliminary Update - Long Term Trends (Chuck Katz, SPAWAR)

  • Status of Species Studies (Kyle Cook, SPAWAR)

2:30 Updates and Discussion - SMR Science Leader (Martha Sutula, SCCWRP)

  • Dissolved oxygen conditions and site specific objectives

  • Update on other river conditions

  • Suisun Larval Recruitment Workplan by Tetra Tech

  • Future monitoring

  • Next steps and potential TAC meeting schedule

3:30 MOU Update and Discussion (facilitator)

3:50 Next Steps / Critical Path and Action Items (Facilitator)

4:00 Adjourn

Notes* All agenda item start times are approximate and subject to change. Breaks will be taken on an as-needed basis as assessed by the facilitator and addressed with meeting participants


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SMR Stakeholder Meeting

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Meeting number: 1-650-479-3208

Meeting Access Code: 627 198 437

Meeting Password (if needed): Nutrients