STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
DIVISION OF WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT

PUBLIC NOTICE

WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION’S, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE, 601 57TH STREET, CHARLESTON SE, WEST VIRGINIA 25304-2345 TELEPHONE: (304) 926-0440.

APPLICATION FOR A WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PERMIT

Public Notice No.: L-33-19
Public Notice Date: April 10, 2019

Paper: Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The following has applied for a WV NPDES Water Pollution Control Permit for this facility or activity:

Appl. No.: WV0024864

Applicant: MATOAKA, TOWN OF
PO BOX 528
MATOAKA, WV 24736

Location: MATOAKA,
MERCER COUNTY

Latitude: 37:25:04 Longitude: 81:14:26

Receiving Stream:
WIDEMOUTH CREEK/Bluestone River/New River

Activity:
To operate and maintain an existing wastewater collection system and an existing 0.075 million gallons per day wastewater treatment plant. These facilities are designed to serve a population equivalent of approximately 750 persons in the Town of Matoaka and environs, and discharge treated wastewater, through Outlet No. 001, to Widemouth Creek, approximately 4.5 miles from its mouth, of the Bluestone River of Bluestone Lake of the New River of the Kanawha River. An antidegradation review was conducted. Tier 1 protection is provided for the uses specified in 47 CSR 2, Section 6. Further, to incorporate the requirements relative to Title 33, Series 2 of the West Virginia Legislative Rules for the processing and disposal of sewage sludge generated by the wastewater treatment plant. Sewage sludge generated and/or processed at the permittee’s facility shall be disposed of at a sanitary landfill by placing the sewage sludge in the landfill cell.

Business conducted:
Municipality

Implementation:
N/A

On the basis of review of the application, the “Water Pollution Control Act (Chapter 22, Article 11-8(a)),” and the “West Virginia Legislative Rules,” the State of West Virginia will act on the above application.

Any interested person may submit written comments on the draft permit and may request a public hearing by addressing such to the Director of the Division of Water and Waste Management within 30 days of the date of the public notice. Such comments or requests should be addressed to:

Director, Division of Water and
Waste Management, DEP
Section
601 57th Street St
Charleston, WV 25304-2345

The public comment period begins April 10, 2019 and ends May 10, 2019.

Comments received within this period will be considered prior to acting on the permit application. Correspondence should include the name, address and the telephone number of the writer and a concise statement of the nature of the issues raised. The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever a finding is made, on the basis of requests, that there is a significant degree of public interest on issues relevant to the Draft Permit(s). Interested persons may contact the public information office to obtain further information.

The application, draft permit and any required fact sheet may be inspected, by appointment, at the Division of Water and Waste Management Public Information Office, at 601 57th Street SE, Charleston, WV 25304-2345, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on business days.

ID: 235754