PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0024554) Coverage to City of Phoenix – Parks and Recreation Department

Public Notice No. 17-46

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on June 14, 2018

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0024554

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) Renewal Permit to discharge pollutants to Waters of the United States to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


City of Phoenix – Parks and Recreation Department

Mailing Address

200 W. Washington St., 16th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Facility Information

Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area
Salt River, Between Interstate 10 crossing and 19th Avenue, Phoenix, Ariz.

City of Phoenix – Parks and Recreation Department applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to approximately 3.62 million gallons per day (mgd) of groundwater from five supply wells to provide a river ecosystem to achieve a sustainable balance of flora and fauna at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area. This facility consists of a 595-acre park located along a 5-mile section of the Salt River south of downtown Phoenix, in Maricopa County, Ariz. The receiving water is the Salt River, from the Interstate 10 Bridge to the 23rd Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant, in the Middle Gila River Basin. The points of discharge are in Township 1 N, Range 3 E, Sections 17, 19, 20 and 22.

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: June 14, 2018 – July 16, 2018

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by July 16, 2018):

       Andy Koester
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007