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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed Renewal of AZPDES Permit (AZ0024031) Coverage to City of Mesa Water Reclamation Facility

Public Notice No. 19-01

Published in Arizona Business Gazette on July 11, 2019

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0024031

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


City of Mesa
960 N. Riverview
Mesa AZ 85201

Facility Information

The City of Mesa applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 18 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Northwest Water Reclamation Facility to the Salt River in the Middle Gila River Basin in Township 1 N, Range 5 E, Section 7, in Maricopa County, Ariz. The Northwest Water Reclamation Facility is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential, commercial, and industrial sources in Mesa. Sludge is stabilized in an aerobic digester and then thickened or dewatered for any or all of the following uses; land application in Western Arizona, landfill disposal, and/or by sending sludge to the collection system for the 91st Ave WWTP in Phoenix.

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: July 11, 2019 – Aug. 10, 2019

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by Aug. 10, 2019):

       Jessica Kohls
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington Street
       Phoenix, AZ  85007