PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0025500) Coverage to the City of Buckeye for Palo Verde Road WWTP

Public Notice No. 17-30

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on March 8, 2018

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0025500

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:


City of Buckeye

Mailing Address

423 Arizona Eastern Ave.
Buckeye, Arizona 85236

Facility Information

Palo Verde Road Wastewater Treatment Plant

The City of Buckeye applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.5 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Palo Verde Road Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to the Hassayampa River, eight miles south of Wickenburg to the Buckeye Irrigation Company Canal in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 1 N, Range 4 W, Section 28, in Maricopa County, Ariz. The Palo Verde Road WWTP is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential and commercial sources in Buckeye. The facility has not yet been constructed. The sludge will be pumped to an aerated sludge storage tank for stabilization and then dewatered in a centrifuge unit. The dewatered sludge will be hauled offsite to the Southwest Regional Landfill or land-applied to permitted sites.

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 8, 2018 – April 8, 2018

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by April 8, 2018):

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