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

Public Notice No. 21-35

Published in: Verde Independent on Feb. 20, 2022

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0024716

ADEQ proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) renewal permit to discharge pollutants to Protected Surface Waters to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


City of Cottonwood
111 N. Main Street
Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Facility Information

Cottonwood Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP)
1480 W. Mingus Avenue
Cottonwood, Arizona 86326

The City of Cottonwood applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 1.5 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the City of Cottonwood WWTP to the Del Monte Wash in the Verde River Basin in Township 16 N, Range 3 E, Section 32, in Yavapai County, Arizona. The City of Cottonwood WWTP is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial, and industrial sources in the City of Cottonwood. Sludge is sent to a landfill for 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: Feb. 20, 2022 – March 24, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email >   
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by March 24, 2022):

       Jennifer Widlowski
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington St.
       Phoenix, AZ 85007

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