Regulatory Compliance

With ever-increasing regulations, documentation, and reporting requirements, this service area continues to expand. Our areas of expertise include Clean Water Act (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and Section 401/404), Porter-Cologne Waste Discharge Requirements, Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, California Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA), stormwater (construction and industrial), and water rights reporting. We work collaboratively with our clients to reach reasonable compliance solutions. These are at times both technical and political. From Use Attainability Evaluations, Mixing Zone or Translator Studies, to biological or chemical treatment – we solve compliance problems.

Our professional staff bring to each project outstanding technical and field expertise and advanced problem-solving skills. VESTRA is dedicated to providing outstanding service to our clients by focusing on innovative design, thorough documentation and support, client advocacy through effective interaction with regulatory and permitting agencies, skilled project management to expedite successful project outcomes, and rigorous cost control.

Our Compliance Services include:

  • Permit Applications
  • Requirements Documentation
  • Site Investigations and Assessments
  • Site-Specific Translator Studies
  • Mixing Zone Studies
  • Use Attainability Analysis
  • Basin Plan Amendments
  • General Stormwater Permits
  • Waste Discharge System Monitoring, Sampling, and Reporting
  • Agency Interaction