Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0066796 Leicester Elementary School 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 NC0066796 Leicester Elementary School 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: http://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/water-resources/water-resources-permits/wastewater-branch/npdes-wastewater/public-notices,or by calling (919) 707-3601.  The Buncombe County Schools [175 Bingham Rd, Asheville, NC  28806] requested renewal of permit NC0066796 for the Leicester Elementary School WWTP.  This permitted facility discharges treated wastewater to Slunder Branch in the French Broad River Basin.  Currently ammonia nitrogen, fecal coliform, and total residual chlorine are water quality limited.  This discharge may affect future allocations in this portion of the French River Basin. (A Public Notice ad will run in the Asheville Citizen Times on 4/8/21).  

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

Or Email Comments to: emily.phillips@ncdenr.gov

Comment Period Ends: 5/10/21

View draft permit and related document