PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Permit Renewal to the United States Department of Air Force

Public Notice No. 17-11

Published in: Arizona Business Gazette on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

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


United States Department of Air Force
56 CSE/CEIE, 13970 Gillespie Drive
Luke Air Force Base, AZ 85309

Facility Information

Luke Air Force Base Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)
7105 North El Mirage Road
Glendale, AZ 85307

United States Department of Air Force applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 1.2 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Luke Air Force Base Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to an unnamed wash into the Agua Fria River in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 2 N, Range 1 W, Section 12, in Maricopa County, Arizona. The Luke Air Force Base WWTP is a federally owned wastewater Treatment plant that receives domestic wastewater from residential, and commercial sources at Luke Air Force Base. Sludge is digested and dried in eight concrete lined drying beds and disposed of at the City of Glendale Landfill.

Review Documents

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Oct. 5, 2017 – Nov. 5, 2017

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Nov. 5, 2017):

       Swathi Kasanneni
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007

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