Public Notice | Call for Comments on AZPDES # AZ0024341

PROPOSED ARIZONA POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINIATION SYSTEM (AZPDES) RENEWAL PERMIT: Extension of Public Comment Period 

Public Notice No. 16-67

Published in: Record Reporter on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Notice Read the Following: Pursuant to the Clean Water Act and in accordance with §40 CFR 131, §40 CFR 25, and Arizona Administrative Code (A.A.C.) R18-9-A907, the Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) Permit to discharge pollutants to Waters of the United States to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:

Facility Name: AZPDES Permit No. AZ0024449
Salt River Project (SRP)
P.O. Box 52025, Mailstop PAB 352
Phoenix, AZ 85072-2025

Facility Location: SRP is composed of the Salt River Valley Water Users’ Association and the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District. SRP applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 1.0 million acre feet of well water each year into the canal system for agricultural, municipal, industrial and urban uses. The water service area includes approximately 250,000 acres within Maricopa County. The receiving waters for the approximately 294 SRP well outfalls are the Phoenix Area Canals above Water Treatment Plants (WTPs) and Phoenix Area Canals below WTPs in the Middle Gila River Basin.

A public hearing request must be in writing and must include the reasons for such request. If there is a significant degree of public interest, the Director will hold a hearing in accordance with A.A.C. R18-9-A908(B).

The permit draft and related documentation are available for public review as follows:

You may also review the above documentation in person Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at:

ADEQ
1110 West Washington Street
Records Management Center
Phoenix, Arizona, 85007

Call (602) 771-4380 or e-mail RecordsCenter@azdeq.gov 24 hours in advance to schedule an appointment to review files.