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Public Notice
Water Quality

On Nov. 17, 2022, the public comment period begins for the preliminary decision to provide the AZ Greenhouse Project LLC operation of the NextGen Septic Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) Treatment System an exemption from the requirement to obtain an Aquifer Protection Permit based upon the determination that there will be no migration of pollutants directly to the aquifer or to the vadose zone. The comment period ends on Dec. 17, 2022.

Public Notice Information

Public Notice No. 22-23

Published in: Arizona Business Gazette on Nov. 17, 2022

Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) 49-241(B), the ADEQ Director intends to exempt the following applicant from the requirement of an Individual Aquifer Protection Permit (APP):

Facility Information

The NextGen Septic ZLD Treatment System is an onsite wastewater treatment system that uses a multi-step treatment process, which biologically treats the water, filters it using membranes, disinfects the treated water using ozone (generated from ambient air) and Ultraviolet Light, and then disperses the treated, disinfected water into the ambient air which results in no liquid discharge.


AZ Greenhouse Project, LLC

Facility Location

40345 N. 51st St.
Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Download >
Draft Letter of Approval | View/Download >
Treatment Product Listing Application | View/Download >
Supporting Documentation | View/Download >

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Nov. 17, 2022 – Dec. 17, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:

     By Email | Send Email >  
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Dec. 17, 2022):

       Matt Ivers
       Groundwater Protection
       1110 W. Washington St.
       Phoenix, AZ  85007