PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Permit Renewal for City of Tolleson Wastewater Treatment Plant

Public Notice No. 20-03

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on Thursday, July 9, 2020

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0020338

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 Tolleson
9555 W. Van Buren Street
Tolleson, AZ 85353

Facility Information

The City of Tolleson applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 17.5 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the City of Tolleson Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to the Salt River in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 1 N, Range 1 E, Section 33, in Maricopa County, Arizona.

The City of Tolleson WWTP is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial, and industrial sources in City of Tolleson and Sun City. Sludge is stabilized in an aerobic digester and then thickened or dewatered for further treatment on-site. The biosolids are either land applied or disposed of in an approved landfill according to state rules and regulations.

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: July 9, 2020 – Aug. 9, 2020

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Aug. 9, 2020):

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

A public hearing request must include the reasons for such request.