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The DWR Water Resources Development Grant Program provides funding for water restoration projects and to boost access to water-based recreation resources across North Carolina.

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission
Division of Water Resources/Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Notice of Intent to Reissue NPDES General Wastewater Permit NCG590000

The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to reissue the following NPDES wastewater general permit:

NPDES General Permit No. NCG590000 for the discharge of drinking water system effluent (wastewaters) from greensand and conventional type water treatment facilities.

Written comments regarding the proposed modified general permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC to review information on file. Additional information on this notice may be found on our website at: https://www.deq.nc.gov/news/events/notice-intent-reissue-npdes-general-…

For questions or comments about the NPDES General Permit NCG590000 for the discharge of drinking water system effluent (wastewaters) from greensand and conventional type water treatment facilities, please contact Sydney Deuterman via e-mail at sydney.deuterman@deq.nc.gov

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Resources (DWR) has approved a permit for the Clear Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Henderson County. The final permit was updated from the draft version to include more restrictive limits for certain pollutants and a limit on the plant’s maximum sewage treatment capacity.

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0086924 Tyrrell County Reverse Osmosis WTP The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our
website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. Tyrrell County [PO Box 449, Columbia, NC 27925] has requested renewal of permit NC0086924 for Tyrrell County Reverse Osmosis WTP [3868 Albemarle Church Rd] located in Tyrrell County. This permitted facility discharges treated reverse osmosis reject wastewater to Bull Bay in the Pasquotank River Basin. Currently, Total Residual Chlorine, Total Copper, and Total Zinc are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this segment of Bull Bay. (Public Notice will run in The Coastland Times on 5/5/24.)

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NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 6/5/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Notice of Intent to Issue NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0027332 Chatuge Hydro Plant
The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVC) applied to renew NPDES permit NC0027332 for the Chatuge Hydro Plant, Chatuge Dam Road, Hayesville, Clay County, discharging industrial cooling waters and wastewaters to the Hiwassee River Basin. Parameters of Concern include Flow, Oil & Grease, Free Oil-Visual Sheen, Temperature, and pH – no parameters are water-quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in this portion of the watershed. (Public Notice will run in The Clay County Progress on 5/9/24.)
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NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends:6/10/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617

Notice of Intent to Issue NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0007609 Diamond Shoal Seafood
The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. Diamond Shoal Seafood, Inc. requests to renew NPDES permit NC0007609 for its seafood processing/packing operations, 4146 Orchard Creek Road, Oriental, Pamlico County, discharging wastewater into Gideon Creek, Neuse River Basin. Currently, Total Residual Chlorine (TRC), Total Suspended Solids (TSS), Dissolved Oxygen, pH, and Oil & Grease are water-quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in this portion of the Neuse River Basin. (Public Notice will run in The Pamlico News on 5/1/24.)
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NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends:5/31/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0002861 Sanford WTP The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. City of Sanford [PO Box 3729, Sanford, NC 27331] has requested modification of permit NC0002861 for Sanford WTP [7441 Poplar Springs Church Rd] located in Lee County. This permitted facility discharges treated backwash wastewater to an unnamed tributary to the Cape Fear River in the Cape Fear River Basin. Currently, Total Residual Chlorine and Total Copper are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this segment of the receiving stream. (Public Notice will run in The Sanford Herald on 5/2/24.)

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NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 6/3/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0089052 Zooland Family Campground WWTP The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. TRG Zooland, LP applied to renew NPDES permit NC0089052 for Zooland Family Campground WWTP (3671 Pisgah Covered Bridge Road, Asheboro) in Randolph County. This facility discharges to the Little River in the Yadkin Pee-Dee River Basin. Currently BOD, ammonia nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, and fecal coliform are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in the Little River. (Public Notice will run in The Courier Tribune on 5/4/24.)
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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 6/4/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0034703 Knollwood Elementary School WWTP The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. Rowan-Salisbury Schools applied to renew NPDES permit NC0034703 for Knollwood Elementary School WWTP (3075 Shue Road, Salisbury) in Rowan County. This facility discharges to the Little Creek in the Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin. Currently ammonia nitrogen, fecal coliform, and total residual chlorine (TRC) are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in the Little Creek. (Public Notice will run in The Salisbury Post on 5/2/24.)

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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 6/3/24

Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0042439 Westside Swim & Racquet Club WWTP The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 to review the information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: https://deq.nc.gov/public-notices-hearings,or by calling (919) 707-3601. Westside Swim & Racquet Club applied to renew NPDES permit NC0042439 for Westside Swim & Racquet Club WWTP (630 Neel Road, Salisbury) in Rowan County. This facility discharges to the Draft Branch in the Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin. Currently ammonia nitrogen, fecal coliform, and total residual chlorine (TRC) are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future wasteload allocations in the Draft Branch. (Public Notice will run The Washington Daily News on 5/4/24.)

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Send Comments To:
NCDEQ-DWR
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 6/4/24