Skip to main content

PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0022381) Coverage to EPCOR Water – Chaparral City

Public Notice No. 19-31

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on Nov. 7, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0022381

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:


EPCOR Water – Chaparral City
12021 N. Panorama Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Facility Information

EPCOR Water – Chaparral City applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 1 million gallons per day (mgd) of process water from the Shea Water Treatment Plant (WTP) to an unnamed wash tributary to Cereus Wash, tributary to the Verde River in the Verde River Basin in Township 3 N, Range 6 E, Section 21, in Maricopa County, Arizona. The Shea WTP is a privately owned public water treatment plant that treats surface water from the Central Arizona Project Canal and is served to the public for domestic and municipal purposes in Fountain Hills. Sludge from the lagoon is hauled to a landfill.

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: Nov. 7, 2019 – Dec. 6, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Dec. 6, 2019):

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