PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Permit Renewal for the Yuma Main Street Water Treatment Plant in Yuma County

Public Notice No. 21-52

Published in: Yuma Sun on April 22, 2022

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0025411

ADEQ proposes to issue an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) renewal permit to discharge pollutants to Protected Surface Waters to the following applicant, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions:


City of Yuma

Facility Information

Main Street Water Treatment Plant
175 N. Main St.
Yuma, AZ 85364
Yuma County

The City of Yuma applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.68 million gallons per day (mgd) of filter backwash decant water from the Yuma Main Street Water Treatment Plant to the Colorado River in the Colorado – Lower Gila River Basin in Township 7 S, Range 6 E, Section 22, in Yuma County, Arizona. The Main Street Water Treatment Plant is a publicly owned domestic water treatment facility that provides domestic water supply to the City of Yuma, Arizona.

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: April 22, 2022 – May 23, 2022

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email >   
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by May 23, 2022):

       Rachel Heinz
       Water Quality Division
       400 W. Congress St., Suite 433
       Tucson, AZ 85701

A public hearing request must be in writing and must include the reasons for such request.