PUBLIC NOTICE | Water Quality Assurance Revolving Fund Site Listing Activities for 51st Avenue and Camelback Road

On Aug. 18, 2021, ADEQ placed the 51st Avenue and Camelback Road Site on the Water Quality Assurance Revolving Fund (WQARF) Registry.The site contains contaminated groundwater in Glendale and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. Site contaminant(s) of concern (COCs) are tetrachloroethene (PCE), trichloroethene (TCE) and 1,1-dichloroethene (1,1-DCE).

Approximate site boundaries are West Bethany Home to the north, West Indian School Road to the south, North 43rd Avenue to the east, and North 59th Avenue to the west. The boundaries estimate the geographic extent of known contamination and may change as new information becomes available.

The site Eligibility & Evaluation score is 29 out of 120. The score is based on available information regarding the presence of hazardous substances at the site. The scoring of a site, its relative score, or placement on the registry does not necessarily represent a determination that the release of a hazardous substance from the site poses a threat to public health, welfare or the environment.
Other Site Listing activities include:2

  1. ADEQ developed the Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) scope of work. Any person, by agreement with ADEQ, may develop and implement the RI/FS work plan;3 to do so, contact Gianna Trujillo | Email >
  2. ADEQ created a fact sheet and Community Involvement Plan (CIP) outline.
  3. ADEQ may hold a public meeting if significant interest exists; contact Gianna Trujillo for requests.

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View >
Fact Sheet | View > | En Español >
RI/FS Scope of Work | View >
CIP Outline | View >

51st Avenue and Camelback Road | View Site Overview >

You may also review the above documentation in person at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn How >

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Aug. 26, 2021 – Sept. 27, 2021

Comments on the RI/FS scope of work, fact sheet and CIP outline can be submitted as follows:

     By Email | Send Email > 
     or By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Sept. 27, 2021):

       Gianna Trujillo
       Waste Programs Division
400 W. Congress St., Ste. 433
       Tucson, AZ 85701