UTAH DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PUBLIC NOTICE OF A UPDES PERMIT
THE PURPOSE OF THIS PUBLIC NOTICE IS TO DECLARE THE STATE OF UTAH’S INTENTION TO ISSUE A UTAH POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (UPDES) PERMIT UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE UTAH WATER POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, SECTION 19-5-104(9) AND 107(2), UTAH CODE ANNOTATED 1953, AS AMENDED. SAID “PERMIT” REFERS TO THE UPDES PERMIT AND THE STATEMENT OF BASIS (INCLUDING TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOADS (TMDL’S)) IF APPLICABLE, AS PER SECTION 303(D) OF THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT (CWA)].
PERMITTEE NAME: Canyonlands by Night
MAILING ADDRESS: 1861 North Highway 191, Moab, UT 84532
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 435-259-2628
FACILITY LOCATION: 1861 North Highway 191, Moab, UT 84532 UPDES PERMIT NO.: UT0025828
PERMITTED OUTFALLS 001
RECEIVING WATER: Colorado River BACKGROUND
Canyonlands by Night uses a reverse osmosis system to treat Colorado River water to use as drinking water. The peak treated water production from the system is approximately 10,000 gallons per day. The water will be pumped to the reverse osmosis system where it will be treated. Once treated, the water will be chlorinated and pumped to a drinking water storage tank. The reject water from the reverse osmosis system will be pumped and discharged to the Colorado River.
Public comments are invited any time prior to close of business July 13, 2009. Comments may be directed to the Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Water Quality, 288 North 1460 West, P.O. Box 144870, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4870.
The permit is available for public review under “Public Notices” at www.waterquality.utah.gov/. If internet access is not available, a copy may be obtained by calling Matthew Garn at 801-538-9489. Written public comments can be submitted to: Walt Baker, Executive Secretary, Utah Water Quality Board, P.O. Box 144870, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4870 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to receive comments is the close of business July 13, 2009. After considering public comment the Utah Water Quality Board may execute the permit renewal, revise it, or abandon it.
Published in The Times-Independent, Moab, Utah June 11, 2009.