PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0025771) for the City of Willcox Wastewater Treatment Plant

Public Notice No. 19-18

Published in Arizona Range News on Sept. 18, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0025771

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 Willcox
250 N. Railroad Ave.
Willcox, AZ 85643

Facility Information

The City of Willcox applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.6 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the City of Willcox Wastewater Treatment Plant to Lake Cochise in the San Pedro – Willcox Playa – Rio Yaqui River Basin in Township 14 S, Range 25 E, Section 7, in Cochise County, Ariz. The City of Willcox Wastewater Treatment Plant is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential and commercial sources in Willcox. Sludge is sent to the sludge holding tank and then dewatered for landfill disposal.

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. 18, 2019 – Oct. 17, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Oct. 17, 2019):

       Devin McAllister
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007