PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Renewal Permit for Town of Snowflake

Public Notice No. 16-96

Published in: White Mountain Independent  on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Notice: Pursuant to the Clean Water Act and in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code (AAC) R18-9-A907, the Director of ADEQ) proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) Permit to discharge pollutants to U.S. waters to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:

Facility Name

Town of Snowflake
AZPDES Permit No. AZ0026034

Facility Location

81 W. First South
Snowflake, AZ 85937


The Town of Snowflake applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.6  million gallons per day of treated domestic wastewater from the Snowflake Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to Cottonwood Wash in the Little Colorado River Basin in Township 13N, Range 21 E, Section 14, in Mojave County, Arizona. The Snowflake WWTP is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, and commercial sources in Snowflake. Sludge from the wastewater treatment plant is hauled to Painted Desert Landfill.                       

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Print >
Draft Permit View >
Draft Fact Sheet | View >

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Oct. 21, 2016  Nov. 20, 2016

All written comments received by ADEQ by the close of business 30 days after publication of this notice will be considered in the final permit decision. 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 AAC R18-9-A908(B).

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked by Nov. 20, 2016):

       Richard Mendolia
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007 

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