PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Permit Renewal for Salt River Project (SRP)

Public Notice No. 16-122

Published in: Arizona Business Gazette  on Thursday, April 13, 2017

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

SRP – Aguan Fria Generating Station
AZPDES Permit No. AZ0023531

Facility Location

Salt River Project (SRP)
Agricultural Improvement and Power District
7302 W. Northern Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85303


SRP applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the discharge of cooling tower blowdown, boiler blowdown, and other low volume wastes from the Agua Fria Generating Station (AFGS) to the SRP Lateral 20 which connects to the SRP Grand Canal (a Phoenix Area Canal), a tributary to the New River in the Middle Gila Basin in Township 3 N, Range 1 E, Section 36, in Maricopa County, Arizona. The AFGS is an electric power generating station and thus is considered to be a major facility under the NPDES program.                      

Review Documents

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: April 13, 2017 – May 13, 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 Arizona Administrative Code R18-9-A908(B).

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by May 13, 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 >