State to host public hearing on Siler City water treatment plant permit


The N.C. Division of Water Resources will host a Jan. 24 public hearing to obtain community feedback on a draft wastewater discharge permit for the Siler City Wastewater Treatment Plant in Chatham County. The facility discharges treated industrial and domestic wastewater to Loves Creek, a nutrient-impaired waterway in the Cape Fear River basin.

The public hearing on the draft permit is planned for 6 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Siler City Town Hall Courtroom, 311 N. 2nd Avenue, Siler City, N.C. Speaker registration will begin at 5:30 p.m.

The draft wastewater permit and related documents are available for review online at: Printed copies of the documents may also be reviewed at the division’s Raleigh Regional Office. To make an appointment to review the documents, please call 919-791-4200. 

Public comments on the draft permit may be also submitted by mail to: DWR Wastewater Permitting, Attn: Mike Templeton, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1617. Public comments may be submitted by email to: Please be sure to include “Siler City Permit” in the email’s subject line. The public comment on the draft permit began Oct. 25, 2018 and runs through Jan. 24, 2019.

    N.C. Division of Water Resources

What:    Public Hearing

When:    6 p.m. Jan. 24

Where: Siler City Town Hall Courtroom, 311 N. 2nd Avenue, Siler City, N.C.



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