DEQ seeks comment on draft IPDES permit for city of Shoshone
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
SHOSHONE— The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on a draft Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) permit for the City of Shoshone Wastewater Treatment Facility in Shoshone.
The proposed permit authorizes the discharge of treated municipal wastewater year-round to the Little Wood 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 December 8, at 5 p.m. MST. A public hearing may be held if requested in writing by November 21, 2018.
The draft permit and fact sheet are available for public review at DEQ’s Twin Falls office and 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