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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Renewal Permit to the City of Peoria

Public Notice No. 16-135

Published in: Arizona Business Gazette  on Thursday, June 1, 2017

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

City of Peoria
AZPDES Permit No. AZ0024945

Facility Location

City of Peoria
8401 W. Monroe Street
Peoria, AZ 85345


City of Peoria applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 2.25 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Jomax Water Reclamation Facility to an unnamed wash, tributary to McMicken Wash, tributary to the Agua Fria River in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 5 N, Range 1 W, Section 35, in Maricopa County, Arizona. The Jomax Water Reclamation Facility is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial, and industrial sources in the City of Peoria. Treatment process consists of influent screening, grit removal, activated sludge, biological treatment of sludge with aeration, anoxic zones for denitrification, solids settling in secondary clarifiers, chemical flocculation for suspended solids removal, and tertiary filtration. Disinfection is by ultraviolet light. Sludge is dewatered and hauled off-site to the Glendale Landfill. Sampling is taken after UV disinfection and prior to mixing with the receiving waters.                     

Review Documents

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: June 1, 2017 – July 1, 2017

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 Arizona Administrative Code R18-9-A908(B).

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by July 1, 2017):

       Mindi Cross
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007 

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