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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0023159) for APS West Phoenix Power Plant

Public Notice No. 19-44

Published in: Arizona Business Gazette on March 5, 2020

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0023159

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:


Arizona Public Service Company
P.O. Box 53933 Mail Station 4120
Phoenix, Arizona 85072-3933

Facility Information

The Arizona Public Service Company (APS) applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of sanding well water, cooling tower blowdown, and low volume wastes from the West Phoenix Power Plant to a Phoenix Area Canal in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 1 N, Range 2 E, Section 9, in Maricopa County, Arizona. The West Phoenix Power Plant is a multi-unit natural gas-fueled electric power generating plant with a combined net output for the discharging units of approximately 365 megawatts.

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Draft Permit | View > 
Draft Fact Sheet | View >

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Public Comment Period 

Dates: March 5, 2020 – April 3, 2020

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by April 3, 2020):

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