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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0025585) Coverage for the Balterra Wastewater Treatment Facility

Public Notice No. 18-06

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on Sept. 13, 2018

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0025585

Pursuant to the Clean Water Act and in accordance with 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:


Balterra Sewer, LLC

Mailing Address

21410 N. 19th Avenue, Suite 220
Phoenix, AZ 85027

Facility Information

Balterra Wastewater Treatment Facility
40000 W. Indian School Road
Tonopah, AZ 85345

The Balterra Sewer, LLC applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.55 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Balterra Wastewater Treatment Facility to an unnamed tributary to Winters Wash in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 2 N, Range 6 W, Section 30, in Maricopa County, Ariz. The Balterra Wastewater Treatment Facility is a privately owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from the Unified School District No. 90 community and small commercial sources in Tonopah. The facility has not yet been constructed. The treatment will be secondary treatment with denitrification, and UV disinfection with chlorination and dechlorination back-up. Sludge will be hauled offsite to the Southwest Regional Landfill of Buckeye, Ariz.

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: Sept. 13, 2018 – Oct. 15, 2018

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Oct. 15, 2018):

       Swathi Kasanneni
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007