Proposed Reissuance of a Wastewater Discharge Permit to the City of Toppenish's Wastewater Treatment Plant in Toppenish, Washington | Region 10 | US EPA

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Proposed Reissuance of a Wastewater Discharge Permit to the City of Toppenish's Wastewater Treatment Plant in Toppenish, Washington

About this Public Notice

Public Notice Issued:
September 28, 2012

Comments Due:
October 29, 2012

Technical Contacts:
Brian Nickel
1-800-424-4372 ext. 6251 or (206) 553-6251

Brian Nickel
1200 6th Avenue, Suite 900
Mail Stop: OWW-130
Seattle, WA 98101

Applicant Contacts:
Permit Number: WA-002612-3
City of Toppenish
Wastewater Treatment Plant
21 West 1st Avenue
Toppenish, WA 98948
Documents are available for review.

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The City of Toppenish operates a wastewater treatment plant that provides secondary treatment of municipal wastewater. The effluent is discharged to the Toppenish Drain.

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Tentative Determination

We have tentatively determined to reissue the discharge permits to the above listed applicants.

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Public Comments

Persons wishing to comment on the tentative determinations contained in the draft permit or wishing to request that a public hearing be held, may do so in writing to the Director of the Office of Water and Watersheds or by e-mail to Brian Nickel ( by October 29, 2012. A request for a public hearing shall state the nature of the issues to be raised as well as the requester’s name, address and telephone number. Comments must be received by October 29, 2012 to be considered in the formulation of final determinations regarding the application. All comments should include the name, address and telephone number of the commenter and a concise statement of the exact basis of any comment and the relevant facts upon which it is based.

All written comments and requests need to be submitted to EPA at:
    Director, Office of Water and Watersheds
    1200 6th Avenue, Suite 900
    Mail Stop: OWW-135
    Seattle, WA 98101
Comments may also be submitted via email to

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Administrative Record

Documents available for download:

The proposed NPDES permit and other related documents are on file and may be inspected at the EPA Region 10 office any time between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The documents are also available at:
U.S. EPA Region 10
1200 6th Avenue, Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 553-0171 or (206) 553-6251
EPA Washington Operations Office
300 Desmond Dr. SE
Suite 102
Lacey, WA 98503
(360) 753-9437
Toppenish Library
1 South Elm
Toppenish, WA 98948
(509) 865-3600
Copies and other information may be requested by writing to the EPA at the above address to the attention of the NPDES Permits Unit, by sending an e-mail to or by calling (206) 553-0523.
Disability Reasonable Accommodation Notice:
If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact Audrey Washington ( at (206) 553-0523 (voice). TTY/TDD users please dial Washington Relay Service at 1 (800) 833-6388. Please provide one week advance notice for special requests not related to ongoing programs and services.

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