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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES New Permit for the City of Cottonwood

Public Notice No. 16-112

Published in: Verde Independent on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

Notice: Pursuant to the Clean Water Act and in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code (AAC) R18-9-A907, the ADEQ Director proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) Permit to discharge pollutants to U.S. waters for the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:

Facility Name

City of Cottonwood
AZPDES Permit No. AZ0024716

Facility Location

City of Cottonwood
827 N. Main Street
Cottonwood, AZ 86326


The city of Cottonwood applied for a new AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 1.5 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the City of Cottonwood Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to the Del Monte Wash in the Verde River Basin in Township 16 N, Range 3 E, Section 32, in Yavapai County, Arizona. The City of Cottonwood WWTP is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial and industrial sources in the city of Cottonwood. Sludge is dewatered for land application.                      

Review Documents

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Jan. 18, 2017 – Feb. 17, 2017

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 AAC R18-9-A908(B).

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked by Feb. 17, 2017):

       Jacqueline Maye
       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 >