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WIS. DNR- NOTICE: WPDES Permit - Maiden Rock Wastewater Treatment

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 11:23pm

STATE OF WISCONSIN
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO REISSUE A
WISCONSIN POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (WPDES) PERMIT No. WI-0032361-08-0
FOR THE COMPLETE PUBLIC NOTICE AND DETAILS GO TO THE WEB LINK: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wastewater/PublicNotices.html

Permittee: Village of Maiden Rock, W3535 Hwy 35, Maiden Rock,
WI 54750-0186
Facility Where Discharge Occurs: Maiden Rock Wastewater
Treatment Facility, N510 County Rd S, Maiden Rock, WI 54750
Receiving Water and Location: Rush River in the Rush River
Watershed of the Lower Chippewa River Basin in Pierce County
Brief Facility Description: The Village of Maiden Rock owns and operates the Maiden Rock Wastewater Treatment Facility. The annual average design flow is 0.0225 million gallons per day (MGD) and the actual annual average influent flow in 2017 was 0.0087 MGD. The facility consists of primary and secondary aeration basins, followed by a clarification cell. Effluent is discharged year-round to the Rush River 3-5 days per month. No major operational changes occurred during the last permit term. The only significant monitoring and/or limit changes in this permit term is the addition of influent CBOD5 monitoring and the removal of the seasonal cut off for ammonia limits (ammonia limits and monitoring will apply all year).
Permit Drafter: Holly Heldstab, DNR, WCR Headquarters, 1300 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, WI, 54701, (715) 839-1634,
holly.heldstab@wisconsin.gov
Basin Engineer: Peter Skorseth, DNR, 890 Spruce Street, Baldwin, WI 54002, (715) 684-2914, peter.skorseth@wisconsin.gov
The Department has tentatively decided that the above specified WPDES permit should be reissued.
Persons wishing to comment on or object to the proposed permit action, or to request a public hearing, may write to the Department of Natural Resources at the permit drafter's address. All comments or suggestions received no later than 30 days after the publication date of this public notice will be considered along with other information on file in making a final decision regarding the permit. Anyone providing comments in response to this public notice will receive a notification of the Department's final decision when the permit is issued.
The Department may schedule a public informational hearing if requested by any person and shall schedule an informational hearing if a petition requesting a hearing is received from 5 or more persons or if response to this notice indicates significant public interest pursuant to s.283.49, Stats. Information on requesting a hearing is at the above web link. Limitations and conditions which the Department believes adequately protect the receiving water are included in the proposed permit.
Information on file for this permit action, including the draft permit, fact sheet and permit application, may be reviewed on the internet at the above web link or may be inspected and copied at the permit drafter's office during office hours. Information on this permit may also be obtained by calling the permit drafter or by writing to the Department. Reasonable costs (15 cents per page for copies and 7 cents per page for scanning) will be charged for information in the file other than the public notice, permit and fact sheet. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodation, including the provision of informational material in an alternative format, will be made to qualified individuals upon request.
_____________________________________ (Pub. 05/16/18) WNAXLP