Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0023736 Gunpowder Creek WWTP

Event Description

Public Notice

North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit

1617 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC  27699-1617

Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0023736 Gunpowder Creek WWTP

The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below.  Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review information on file.  Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website:,or by calling (919) 707-3601.  The City of Lenoir (P.O. Box 958, Lenoir, NC 28645) has requested modification of NPDES permit NC0023736 for tits Gunpowder Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in Caldwell County. This permitted facility discharges treated municipal and industrial wastewater to Gunpowder Creek, a Class WS-IV water in the Catawba River Basin.  Some of the parameters are water quality limited.  This discharge may affect future allocations in this segment of the Catawba River Basin. (A Public Notice ad will run in the News Topic on 6/25/21).

Send Comments To:
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Or Email Comments

Comment Period Ends: 7/26/21

View draft permit and related document