PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0020443) Coverage for Figueroa Avenue Water Pollution Control Facility in Yuma

Public Notice No. 18-49

Published in Yuma Sun on May 9, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0020443

ADEQ proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) renewal permit to discharge pollutants to Waters of the United States to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


City of Yuma
155 W. 14th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364

Facility Information

City of Yuma applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 12 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Figueroa Avenue WPCF to the Colorado River – Topock Marsh to Morelos Dam in the Colorado / Lower Gila River Basin in Township 16 S, Range 22 E, Section 28, in Yuma  County, Ariz. The Figueroa Avenue Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial, and industrial sources in Yuma. Digested and thickened sludge is hauled from the WPCF by an independent contractor and utilized for agricultural land application.

Review Documents

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

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Public Comment Period 

Dates: May 9, 2019 – June 9, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by June 9, 2019):

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