Public Comment/Public Hearing for Reno-Stead and Lemmon Valley Renewal Permits

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

RENO, NV – The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s (NDEP) Bureau of Water Pollution Control (BWPC) 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 the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Water Pollution Control, 901 S. Stewart Street, Suite 4001, Carson City, NV 89701.