PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Renewal Permit for the American Gulch Wastewater Treatment Plant in Payson

Public Notice No. 21-36

Published in: Payson Roundup on Feb. 25, 2022

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0020117

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:


Green Valley Water

Facility Information

American Gulch Wastewater Treatment Plant
2200 W. Doll Baby Ranch Road
Payson, AZ 85541

Green Valley Water applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 2.75 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the American Gulch Wastewater Treatment Plant to the American Gulch tributary of the East Verde River in the Verde River Basin in Township 10 N, Range 10 E, Section 6, in Gila County, Arizona. The American Gulch Wastewater Treatment Plant is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial, and light industrial sources in Payson. Dewatered biosolids are transported to a private landfill site.

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. 25, 2022 – March 28, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email >   
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by March 28, 2022):

       Julia A. Rowe
       Water Quality Division
       400 W. Congress St., Suite 433
       Tucson, AZ 85701

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