PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0023485) Coverage for Eyman Prison Complex Wastewater Treatment Plant in Pinal County

Public Notice No. 19-08

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on Aug. 15, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0023485

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:


ADOC/ASPC – Eyman Prison Complex WWTP
4374 East Butte Ave
Florence, AZ 85132

Facility Information

The Arizona Department of Corrections applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.95 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Eyman Prison Complex to the Gila River (Ashurst-Hayden Dam to the Florence WWTP outfall) in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 4 S, Range 10 E, Section 20, in Pinal County, Ariz. The Eyman Prison Complex WWTP is a privately owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from the State prison complex in Florence. The effluent from the ADOC/ASPC - Eyman WWTP is reused as irrigation on alfalfa fields at the Arizona Correctional Industries Farms.  Sludge is stabilized in an aerobic digester and then thickened or dewatered for landfill disposal at Ironwood Landfill in Florence, Ariz.

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. 15, 2019 – Sep. 14, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Sep. 14, 2019):

       Jessica Kohls
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007