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Douglas County PUD – Wells Hydroelectric Project

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Wastewater Discharge Permit

Nov. 8, 2019 - Dec. 8, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

We invite your comments on the permit application for Douglas County PUD – Wells Hydroelectric Project, Permit No. WA0991031.

This permit which would allow the potential discharge of oil, grease, and cooling water to Columbia River from its facility located at 485 Azwell Rd, Chelan, WA. All dischages of pollutants will meet our water quality standards. 

View the application in our Water Quality Permitting and Reporting Information System (PARIS) database.

We regulate wastewater released from municipalities and industries using the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Wastewater Discharge Permit. This permit regulates wastewater that goes directly into lakes, rivers, Puget Sound, or the ocean (surface water).  All wastewater must be treated before it goes into surface water to protect human health and aquatic life.  Learn more about water quality individual permits.

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Cynthia Huwe
Department of Ecology
1250 W. Alder St.
Union Gap, WA 98903
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Cynthia Huwe
Permit Coordinator

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