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Commenting open: July 12, 2021 12:00AM PT - August 12, 2021 05:00PM PT.

Public Notice of Draft NPDES Permit for the City of West Richland POTW

The Department of Ecology is opening a public comment period on the renewal of NPDES Permit No. WA0051063 for the City of West Richland Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW). A draft permit has been developed which would allow the discharge of treated domestic wastewater to the Yakima River at river mile 9.8 from its facility located at 320 N. 46th Ave., West Richland, WA. All discharges to be in compliance with the Department of Ecology's Water Quality Standards for a permit to be issued.

A tentative determination has been made to issue a proposed permit based on the effluent limitations and special permit conditions that will prevent and control pollution. A final determination will not be made until all timely comments received in response to this notice have been evaluated. 

  • All comments must be submitted by August 12, 2021 to be considered for the final determination.

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Comments are due by August 12, 2021.

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