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PUBLIC NOTICE | Proposed AZPDES Renewal Permit for Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery in Mohave County

Public Notice No. 20-50

Published in The Kingman Daily Miner on Friday, March 26, 2021

AZPDES Permit No. AZ0000132

Pursuant to the Clean Water Act and in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code (A.A.C.) R18-9-A907, the Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (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:


United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery
25808 N. Willow Beach Road
Willow Beach, Arizona 86445

Facility Information

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service applied for a renewal AZPDES permit for the proposed average discharge of 7.63 million gallons per day (mgd) of process water from Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery to the Colorado River in the Colorado River Basin in Township 29 N, Range 22 E, Sections 22 and 29, in Mohave County, Arizona. The Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery is a flow-through hatchery with no treatment processes except partial screening of intake water for algae prior to routing through the hatchery. Fish wastes are not considered biosolids under the 40 CFR 503 provisions.

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: March 26, 2021 - April 26, 2021

Comments may be submitted as follows:
     By Email | Send Email > 
     By Mail (Must be postmarked or received by April 26, 2021):

       Jennifer Widlowski
       Water Quality Division
       1110 W. Washington St.
       Phoenix, AZ  85007

A public hearing request must include the reasons for such request.