DEQ seeks public comment on draft wastewater discharge permit for the city of Cascade
Thursday, September 05, 2019
CASCADE — The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) permit for the Cascade Wastewater Treatment Facility in Cascade.
The proposed permit authorizes the discharge of treated municipal wastewater year-round to the North Fork of the Payette River for five years.
The permit identifies the pollutants of concern and lists the required limits for each pollutant or parameter, monitoring requirements, and reporting requirements necessary to ensure compliance with the permit and protect human health and the environment.
Written comments on the draft permit and fact sheet will be accepted through Monday, Oct. 7th, 2019 at 5 p.m. MST. A public hearing may be held if requested in writing by Thursday, Sept. 19th, 2019.
The draft permit and fact sheet are available for public review at DEQ’s Boise Regional Office, DEQ's state office in Boise, and on DEQ’s website (download at right).
Submit requests for a public meeting or written comments on the draft permit and fact sheet electronically on DEQ’s website or by mail or email to:
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality
Water Quality Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706