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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Permit Coverage to the City of El Mirage

Public Notice No. 17-03

Published in: Arizona Business Gazette on Thursday, July 27, 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:


City of El Mirage Public Works Department
AZPDES Permit No. AZ0023272

Facility Information

City of El Mirage Water Reclamation Facility
10355 N. 121st Avenue
El Mirage, AZ 85335

The City of El Mirage applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 3.6 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the El Mirage Wastewater Reclamation Facility (WRF) to the Agua Fria River in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 3N, Range 1W, Section 25, in Maricopa County, Arizona. The El Mirage WRF is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial, and industrial sources in El Mirage. Dewatered sludge is discharged to a lined bin and hauled to Northwest Regional Landfill for disposal.

Review Documents

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: July 27, 2017 – Aug. 26, 2017

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Aug. 26, 2017):

       Richard Mendolia
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 >