Notice of Proposed Issuance of an Alaska Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Authorization to Discharge under a General Permit to Waters of the U.S., - BP Central Water Treatment Facility, Prudhoe Bay

DEC Contact:
Marie Klingman
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Water
Wastewater Discharge Authorization Program
610 University Avenue
Fairbanks, Alaska 99709
Phone: (907) 451-2101

Draft Authorization to Discharge under a General Permit - Public Notice Period:

Public Notice Start Date: June 12, 2018
Public Notice Expiration Date: July 11, 2018

Authorization No.:\

Facility Name: 
BP Central Water Treatment Facility

Proposed Project and Location:
The proposed authorization under general permit AKG380000, Wastewater Discharges from Drinking Water Treatment Plants, authorizes the discharge of nanofiltration concentrate from the BP Central Water Treatment Facility to an unnamed pond located at Prudhoe Bay (70.2946° North latitude, 148.7003° West longitude). Discharge of the nanofiltration concentrate shall occur at an estimated maximum daily discharge rate of 20,496 gallons per day. A mixing zone is proposed for total dissolved solids and is defined as the area measuring 32 meters long by 41 meters wide centered over the end of the pipe. The General Permit, Fact Sheet, and proposed authorization are available upon request or can be accessed at the DEC web site:

Tentative Determination:
DEC has tentatively determined to issue an authorization to BP Central Water Treatment Facility to discharge under the general permit for the activity described above.

For inquiries or to request copies of the documents, contact:

DEC Contact:
Marie Klingman
610 University Avenue
Fairbanks, Alaska 99709
Phone: (907) 451-2101

Public Comments:
Written comments on the proposed authorization to discharge under an APDES general permit must be submitted within 30 days of the issuance of this public notice. Please direct written comments to the attention of Marie Klingman at the address or email identified above. All comments should include the name, address, and telephone number of the commenter and a concise statement of comment on the permit condition(s) and the relevant facts upon which the comment is based. Comments of either support or concern which are directed at specific, cited permit requirements are appreciated. Mailed comments must be postmarked on or before the expiration date of the public notice. 

July 11, 2018 at 5:00 p.m

Administrative Record:
The APDES draft permit, fact sheet, and associated documents are available for public review at the DEC offices located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Soldotna, and Wasilla. Please contact the office of your choice to arrange for hard copies of the documents to be available for your review.

555 Cordova Street                      610 University Avenue                  410 Willoughby Ave #303
Anchorage, AK 99501                 Fairbanks, AK 99709                   Juneau, AK 99811
907-269-6285                          907-451-2100                           907-465-5300

43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road                                                         1700 E Bogard Road #B
Soldotna, AK 99615                                                                        Suite #103 907-262-5210                                                                              Wasilla, AK 99654

If you would like to see any additional supporting technical documents, contact Marie Klingman.

The documents are also accessible from the DEC website at:

Disability Reasonable Accommodation Notice
The State of Alaska, Department of Environmental Conservation complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are a person with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate in this public process, please contact Theresa Zimmerman at (907) 465-6171 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 within 30 days of publication of this notice to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

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Created 6/11/2018 3:16:28 PM by cfishwick


Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #:
Publish Date: 6/11/2018
Archive Date: 7/12/2018
  • Public Comments Due
    7/11/2018 5:00pm