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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0026115) Coverage to JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding LLC

Public Notice No. 17-25

Published in Yuma Sun on Dec. 22, 2017

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0026115

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 Waters of the United States to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding LLC

Mailing Address

1770 Promontory Circle
Greeley, CO 80634

Facility Information

McElhaney Feedyard
34673 E. County 9th Street
Wellton, AZ 85356

JBS Fiver Rivers Cattle Feeding LLC (JBS) has applied for renewal of an AZPDES permit for operation of a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) located 4.7 miles east of Wellton and one mile north of Highway 8 in Yuma County, Ariz.  The facility operation generates approximately 140,432 tons or 34 million gallons of manure, litter and process wastewater annually.

Review Documents

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Dec. 22, 2017 – Jan. 21, 2018

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Jan. 21, 2018):

       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 >