Public Notice | Call for Comments on AZPDES Permit # AZ0025313


Public Notice No. 16-73

Published in: Record Reporter on Thursday, May 26, 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. AZ0025313
Town of Buckeye – Central Buckeye Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)
423 Arizona Eastern Avenue
Buckeye, AZ 85326

Facility Location: The Town of Buckeye applied for a major modification to their AZPDES permit for the Central Buckeye WWTP to include two additional outfalls (003 and 004) from the facility to the Roosevelt Irrigation District (RID) Canal and Buckeye Canal, in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 1 N, Range 3W, Section 13 and 35, in Maricopa County, Arizona. The Wastewater Treatment Plant is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential and commercial sources in the Town of Buckeye. This modification does not increase the design capacity of the facility. Sludge is treated in aerobic digesters before de-watering on site and then hauled and disposed of at Southwest Regional Landfill in Buckeye, Arizona.

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:

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

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