PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposal to Issue AZPDES Permit Renewal (AZ0022250) for the Mt. Lemmon Wastewater Reclamation Facility in Pima County

Public Notice No. 20-74

Published in: Daily Territorial on June 4, 2021

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0022250

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


Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department
2955 W. Calle Agua Nueva
Tucson, Arizona 85745

Facility Information

Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.015 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Mt. Lemmon Wastewater Reclamation Facility (WRF)  to unnamed tributary and Alder wash, all tributary to San Pedro River in the San Pedro River Basin in Township 11 S, Range 16 W, Section 30, in Pima County, Arizona. The Mt. Lemmon WRF is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential properties in Summerhaven. Sludge is deposited into the Pima County collection system at Manhole 8716-03 for subsequent treatment at the Tres Rios WRF and solids conditioning and disposal at the Regional Bio-solids Facility.

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: June 4, 2021 – July 4, 2021

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by July 4, 2021):

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