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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0023281) Coverage for the Charles M. Wolf Water Resource Center

Public Notice No. 18-11

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on Oct. 4, 2018

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0023281

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:


City of Avondale

Mailing Address

399 E. Lower Buckeye Road
Avondale, AZ 85323

Facility Information

Charles M. Wolf Water Resource Center
4800 S. Dysart Road
Avondale, AZ 85323

City of Avondale applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to nine (9) million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Charles M. Wolf Water Resource Center to the Agua Fria River in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 1 N, Range 1 W, Section 27, in Maricopa County, Arizona. The Charles M. Wolf Water Resource Center is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial and industrial sources in Avondale. Sludge is digested anaerobically in two digesters, thickened and dewatered prior to hauling off-site for disposal at a permitted municipal landfill.

Review Documents

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Draft Permit | View >
Draft Fact Sheet | View >

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Public Comment Period 

Dates: Oct. 4, 2018 – Nov. 5, 2018

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Nov. 5, 2018):

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