PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0023931) Coverage to Superstition Mountains Community Facilities District No. 1

Public Notice No. 19-02

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on July 25, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0023931

ADEQ proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) renewal permit to discharge pollutants to Waters of the United States to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


Superstition Mountains Community Facilities District No.1
5661 S. Ironwood Drive,
Apache Junction, AZ 85120

Facility Information

The Superstition Mountains Community Facilities District No.1 (SMCFD No.1) applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 2.14 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the SMCFD No.1 Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to an unnamed wash tributary to Siphon Draw in the Middle Gila River in Township 1 S, Range 8 E, Section 8, in Pinal County, Arizona. The SMCFD No.1 WWTP is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, and commercial sources in Apache Junction. Sludge is treated in an anaerobic sludge lagoons, dried in sludge drying beds, and Exceptional Quality (EQ) biosolids compost is sold or given away.

Review Documents

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

You may also review the above documentation in person at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn How >

Public Comment Period 

Dates: July 25, 2019 – Aug. 26, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Aug. 26, 2019):

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