PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Renewal Permit for Town of Marana

Public Notice No. 16-103

Published in: Daily Territorial  on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

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) Permit to discharge pollutants to U.S. waters to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:

Facility Name

Town of Marana
AZPDES Permit No. AZ0024520

Facility Location

Town of Marana
14393 N. Luckett Road
Marana, AZ 85653


The town of Marana applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 3.5 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Marana Wastewater Reclamation Facility (WRF) to an unnamed tributary to the Santa Cruz River in the Santa Cruz River Basin in Township 11 S, Range 10 E, Section 14, in Pima County, Ariz. The Marana WRF is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential and commercial sources in Marana, Ariz. Sludge is stored in an above-ground, aerated holding tank until hauled off-site to the Casa Grande WWTP (current), and the Marana Regional Landfill in the future.                      

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View/Print >
Draft Permit | View >
Draft Fact Sheet | View >

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Dec. 7, 2016 – Jan. 6, 2016

All written comments received by ADEQ by the close of business 30 days after publication of this notice will be considered in the final permit decision. A public hearing request must be in writing and must include the reasons for such request. If there is a significant degree of public interest, the Director will hold a hearing in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code R18-9-A908(B).

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked by Jan. 7, 2017):

       Richard Mendolia
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007 

You may also review the above documentation in person at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn How >