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DEQ extends comment period on proposed IPDES permit for the city of Weippe

May 6, 2021

CLEARWATER COUNTY – The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has extended the public comment period for the proposed Idaho Pollution Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) Permit (ID0020354) for the city of Weippe, Idaho.

Interested parties now have until June 16, 2021, at 5 p.m. MDT to submit written comments.

The permit authorizes the discharge of treated municipal wastewater to the Jim Ford Creek for five years. The permit identifies the pollutants of concern and specifies associated discharge limits.  Additionally, the permit specifies monitoring and reporting requirements necessary to ensure compliance, protect human health, and assure the integrity of Idaho’s environment.

The draft permit and fact sheet are available for public review at DEQ’s state office (1410 N. Hilton St., Boise, Idaho), DEQ’s Lewiston Regional Office (1118 F St. Lewiston, Idaho), and on DEQ’s website.

Submit written comments on the draft permit and fact sheet electronically on DEQ’s Public Comment Opportunities page or by mail or email to:

Michael Snider
Water Quality Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID  83706
Michael.snider@deq.idaho.gov  

Related Documents

Permit Application
Draft Fact Sheet
Draft Permit

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