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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0025241) Coverage for the Greenfield Water Reclamation Plant

Public Notice No. 19-21

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on Oct. 3, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0025241

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:


City of Mesa Water Resources
Greenfield Water Reclamation Plant (GWRP)
P. O. Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211-1466

Facility Information

The City of Mesa applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 30 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Greenfield Water Reclamation Plant to the East Maricopa Floodway, tributary to the Gila River in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 2 S, Range 6 E, Section 15, in Maricopa County, Ariz. The GWRP is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial and industrial sources in the City of Mesa and the Towns of Queen Creek and Gilbert.  Sludge is treated on-site and then either hauled by a licensed contractor to the Apache Junction Landfill or land applied as Class B Biosolids, with the back-up capability to pump and discharge to the Baseline Interceptor and send to the City of Phoenix 91st Avenue Waste Water Treatment Plant for treatment.

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. 3, 2019 – Nov. 4, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Nov. 4, 2019):

       Swathi Kasanneni
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007