Public Notices

  • 2014 Egeria Densa Control Program
    • The California Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways will be conducting herbicide treatments to control Egeria densa in certain locations of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Region. The following information is subject to change based on governmental requirements, weather conditions, plant growth, waterway traffic, and other conditions. Click here to learn more.
  • Notice of Flashboards Removal/Boat Lock Suspension at Suisun Marsh Salinity Control Gates
    • The California Department of Water Resources advises that it will remove the flashboards and suspend boat lock operations at the Suisun Marsh Salinity Control Gates, located 2.2 nautical miles from the easterly end of Montezuma Slough at coordinates, 38°05’36”N 121°53’07”W, on June 3, 2014.

      After June 3rd mariners are advised to use the Maintenance Channel on the east side of the slough.  The boat lock will be closed to boat traffic.  Signs and lights will be posted to warn vessels to avoid the boat lock. Click here to learn more.
  • Quagga and Zebra Mussel Infestation Prevention Fee
  • The above Proposed Text, OAL's Notice of Approval of Certificate of Compliance and the endorsed form 400 by the Secretary of State, is available on the Division of Boating and Waterways website for public information.

    The above Notice, "Availability of Modified Text and Documents Added to the Rulemaking File", Proposed Text, Statement of Reasons and the documents incorporated by reference such as the Grant Application Guidelines, Grant Application and the Reimbursement Claim Form are available for comment. All comments should be directed to the person listed on the notice by the end of the 15-day comment period and be received by the department by 5:00 pm on October 1, 2014.

    On August 1, 2014, California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways, submitted the above “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” for publication. Publication of this notice will be the start of the 45-day public comment period. All comments should be directed to the person listed on the notice by the end of the 45-day comment period.

  • Water Hyacinth Control Program
    • The California Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is conducting herbicide treatments to control Water Hyacinth in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Region. Click here to learn more.
  • Spongeplant Control Program
    • The California Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) was designated as the lead agency to manage South American spongeplant by California Assembly Bill 1540 (Buchanan, Chapter 188, Statutes of 2012). The new Spongeplant Control Program will be operated in parallel with the existing Water Hyacinth Control Program (WHCP) and Egeria densa Control Program (EDCP). Spongeplant is a floating, non-native, invasive aquatic weed with the potential to negatively impact navigation, agricultural pumping and the Delta ecosystem. Click here to learn more.
    • The California Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways has completed, and is making available for public review, a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) on the Spongeplant Control Program (SCP) (State Clearinghouse #2014012030). Click here for Volume I and Volume II.