PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0021211) Coverage to Arizona Game & Fish Department

Public Notice No. 17-34

Published in Payson Roundup on March 9, 2018

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0021211

Notice: Pursuant to the Clean Water Act and in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code (AAC) R18-9-A907, the Director of 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:


Arizona Game & Fish Department

Mailing Address

5000 W. Carefree Highway
Phoenix, Arizona 85086

Facility Information

Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery (TCFH)

The Arizona Game & Fish Department applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the rate of up to 2.74  million gallons per day (mgd) of stream flow through from the TCFH to an unnamed tributary in the Salt River Basin in Township 12 N, Range 12 E, Section 33, in Gila County, Ariz. The TCFH is a publicly owned flow-through hatchery with no treatment processes. TCFH obtains water from a natural spring and discharges process water from hatchery operations with no domestic wastewater or industrial components.

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: March 9, 2018 – April 9, 2018

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by April 9, 2018):

       Jacqueline Maye
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007