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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Renewal Permit for Town of Jerome

Public Notice No. 16-111

Published in: Prescott Courier on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 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

Town of Jerome
AZPDES Permit No. AZ0021804

Facility Location

Town of Jerome
P. O. Box 335
Jerome, AZ 86331


The Town of Jerome applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed discharge of up to 0.07 million gallons per day (mgd) of treated domestic wastewater from the Town of Jerome Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) to Bitter Creek, a tributary of the Verde River, in the Verde River Basin in Township 16 N, Range 2 E, Section 23, in Yavapai County, Arizona. The Town of Jerome WWTP is a publicly owned treatment works that receives domestic wastewater from residential and commercial sources in Jerome. Dewatered sludge is hauled to an approved landfill for disposal.                      

Review Documents

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

Public Comment Period 

Dates: Jan. 24, 2017 – Feb. 23, 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. 23, 2017):

       Ramona Chomor
       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 >