PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0026603) Coverage for City of Somerton

Public Notice No. 19-26

Published in The Yuma Sun on Oct. 21, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0026603

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


City of Somerton
P.O. Box 638
Somerton, AZ 85350

Facility Information

The City of Somerton applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 1.8 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Somerton Wastewater Treatment Plant to the Yuma Water User’s Association Main Drain in the Colorado/Lower Gila River Basin in Township 10 S, Range 24 W, Section 4, in Yuma County, Arizona. The Somerton Wastewater Treatment Plant is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential sources in Somerton. Sludge is stabilized in an aerobic digester then dewatered and sent to Ag Tech for land application.

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: Oct 21., 2019 – Nov. 19, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
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     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Nov. 19, 2019):

       Devin McAllister
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007