Public Comment Form

Public Notice of Draft NPDES Permit for Ellensburg POTW

The Department of Ecology is opening a public comment period on the renewal of NPDES Permit No. WA0024341 for the City of Ellensburg 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 151.6 and to Wilson Creek in emergencies from its facility located at 2415 Canyon Road, Ellensburg, 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 October 19, 2018 to be considered for the final determination.

Please note that this comment form is for the purpose of submitting a comment to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Commenter contact information is optional. Contact information is necessary if you want to receive future notices or responses related to this topic.




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Comments are due by October 19, 2018
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