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Public Comment/Public Hearing for Reno-Stead and Lemmon Valley Wastewater Reclamation Facility Permit Renewals

Post Date:08/01/2019 5:17 PM

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s (NDEP) Bureau of Water Pollution Control (BWPC) has opened the public notice period for the renewal of Groundwater Discharge permits for two Wastewater Reclamation Facilities (WRF), the Reno-Stead facility operated by the City of Reno (NS2008500) and the Lemmon Valley facility operated by Washoe County (NS2008507).

In addition to the opportunity for members of the public to provide written comments on the two permit renewals, NDEP has also scheduled a public hearing to be held on September 13, 2019, at 5:00 pm at the North Valleys Community Center, 8085 Silver Lake Road, Reno, Nevada. See the “Public Notices” link on the NDEP website at for copies of the permits, fact sheets, the full public notice, and additional information.

The written public comment period will end on September 3, 2019. Comments made during the public hearing will also be considered in NDEP’s review of the permit renewal applications.

Persons wishing to comment regarding this proposed action should send their comments to: Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Water Pollution Control, 901 S. Stewart Street, Suite 4001, Carson City, NV 89701.

Beginning August 28, 2019, all public notices from the Division will be available only on the Division website at If you would like to sign up for an e-mail list, visit the website and click on “Get Notices.” To sign up for notices to be mailed to you, please call 775-687-4670.

Additional information is available at