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Public Notice
Water Quality

On Oct. 10, 2022, the public comment period begins for the proposal to issue Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) renewal permit number AZ0026913 to the City of Buckeye for the Tartesso Water Reclamation Facility located in Maricopa County, Arizona. The comment period ends Nov. 9, 2022.

Public Notice Information

Public Notice No. 22-13

Published in: Record Reporter on Oct. 10, 2022

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0026913

ADEQ proposes to issue an AZPDES renewal permit to discharge pollutants to Waters of the United States to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


City of Buckeye
31550 W. McDowell Road
Buckeye, AZ 85396

Facility Information

City of Buckeye applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 1.2  million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Tartesso Water Reclamation Facility to the Hassayampa River, below Buckeye Irrigation Company canal to the Gila River in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 2 N, Range 5 W, Section 35, in Maricopa County, Arizona. The Tartesso Water Reclamation Facility is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential and commercial sources in Buckeye. Sludge is removed to Southwest Regional Landfill in Buckeye.

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. 10, 2022 – Nov. 9, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Nov. 9, 2022):

      Julia Rowe
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington St.
       Phoenix, AZ  85007