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

Public Notice No. 21-04

Published in: My Herald Review on Aug. 27, 2021

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0026026

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 Benson
300 Harvest Way
Benson, AZ 85602

Facility Information

City of Benson applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 1.2 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the City of Benson Wastewater Treatment Plant to an unnamed wash in the San Pedro River Basin in Township 17 S, Range 20 E, Section 3, in Cochise County, Arizona. The City of Benson Wastewater Treatment Plant is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial, and industrial sources in Benson, Arizona. Sludge is pumped to drying beds and disposed of at the Western Regional Landfill.

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: Aug. 27, 2021 – Sept. 26, 2021

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by July 2, 2021):

       Julia Rowe
       Water Quality Division
       400 W. Congress Street
       Tucson, AZ 85701

A public hearing request must be in writing and must include the reasons for such request.