Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit NC0020737 Pilot Creek WWTP


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 NC0020737 Pilot Creek 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:, or by calling (919) 707-3601. The City of Kings Mountain [PO Box 429, Kings Mountain, NC 28086] has requested renewal of NPDES permit NC0020737 for its Pilot Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in Cleveland County. This permitted facility discharges treated municipal and industrial wastewater to Buffalo Creek, a class C water in the Broad River Basin. Currently BOD, ammonia, fecal coliform, dissolved oxygen, pH, total residual chlorine, total arsenic, total molybdenum, total silver, total selenium, and total thallium are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this segment of Buffalo Creek. (Public Notice will run in The Shelby Star on 2/22/24.)

Send Comments To:
Water Quality Permitting Section
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Comment Period Ends: 3/25/24