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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Permit Renewal No. AZ0026123 to Motorola Solutions Inc.

Public Notice No. 17-13

Published in: Arizona Business Gazette on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0026123

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:


Motorola Solutions Inc.
2900 S. Diablo Way, Building A, Suite 150
Tempe, AZ 85282

Facility Information

North Indian Bend Wash- Granular Activated Carbon Treatment Facility (NGTF)
5985 Cattletrack Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Motorola Solutions Inc. applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 6.4 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated groundwater from the NGTF to the Arizona Canal in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 2N, Range 4E, Section 14, in Maricopa County, Ariz. NGTF is a privately owned groundwater remediation facility that treats groundwater from the North Indian Bend Wash (NIBW) Superfund site. The facility is designed to reduce concentrations of NIBW Chemicals of Concern including TCE, PCE, 1,1-DCE, 1,1,1-TCA, and chloroform from groundwater prior to discharge to the Arizona Canal. Pumping of groundwater from wells at the site is intended to contain plume migration and reduce impacts on other drinking water wells.

Review Documents

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Oct. 12, 2017 – Nov. 11, 2017

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Nov. 11, 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 >