Public Hearing on Draft NPDES Wastewater Discharge Permit #NC0090000


Notice of Public Hearing  


Permit Application 

Colonial Pipeline Company has applied for a new NPDES wastewater permit (NC0090000) for the 2020-L1-SR2448 site, 14108 Huntersville-Concord Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078, Mecklenburg County. The facility will address groundwater contamination and will discharge treated groundwater to North Prong Clark Creek in the Yadkin-Pee Dee River basin. Some of the parameters are water quality limited. This discharge may affect future allocations in this portion of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River basin. The location of the Outfall is: Latitude: 35°25’13”N; Longitude: -80°47’53”W.  

A Public hearing will be held on March 16, 2023, for public comment. Written comments will be accepted through March 17, 2023, at 5 p.m. and will be considered in the final determination regarding permit issuance and permit provisions.  

The draft wastewater permit and related documents are available online at: and in Laserfiche Printed copies of the draft permit and related documents may be reviewed at the department’s Mooresville Regional Office. To make an appointment to review the documents, please call 704-663-1699 and ask for a Water Quality Regional Operations Supervisor.  

Public comment on the draft permit may be mailed to: Attn: Wren Thedford, Wastewater Permitting, Attn: Colonial Pipeline Permit, 1617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699-1617 and post-marked no later than March 17, 2023. Public comments may also be submitted by email to: Please include “Colonial Pipeline” in the email subject line. Comments will be accepted via email through March 17, 2023, 5 p.m. 

Public Hearing Details  


Date:                           Thursday, March 16, 2023, at 6 p.m.  

Location:                     Central Piedmont Community College – Merancas Campus 

                                   Claudia Watkins Belk Center for Justice – Auditorium 

                                    11920 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078 

Register:                      Speaker registration opens at 5 p.m., onsite via sign-up sheet.  

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