Public Notice | Call for Comments on AZPDES # AZ0022250


Public Notice No. 16-72

Published in: Arizona Daily Star on Wednesday, May 17, 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. AZ0022250
Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department
2955 W. Calle Agua Nueva
Tucson, AZ 85745

Facility Location: Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.015 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Mt. Lemmon Wastewater Reclamation Facility (WRF) to unanamed washes, all tributary to San Pedro River in the San Pedro / Willcox Playa River Basin in Township 11 S, Range 16W, Section 30, in Pima County, Arizona. The Mt. Lemmon WRF is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential properties in Summerhaven. Sludge is deposited into the Pima County collection system at Manhole 8716-03 for subsequent treatment at the Ina Road (WPCF) and solids conditioning and disposal at the Regional Bio-solids Facility.

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 [email protected] 24 hours in advance to schedule an appointment to review files.