Idaho DEQ

COTTONWOOD - The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has extended the public comment period for the proposed city of Cottonwood Idaho Pollution Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) Permit (ID0021849).

Interested parties now have until February 9, 2021, at 4:00pm PST to submit written comments.

The permit authorizes the discharge of treated municipal wastewater to the Cottonwood 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 Lewiston Regional Office, the DEQ State Office and on DEQ’s website.

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

Lori Flook

Surface & Wastewater Division

1410 N. Hilton St.

Boise, ID 83706

Email: Lori.Flook@deq.idaho.gov

OR

Matt Stutzman

Surface & Wastewater Division

1410 N. Hilton St.

Boise, ID 83706

Email: matthew.stutzman@deq.idaho.gov