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Public Notice: Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Permit for City of Polson Water Treatment Facility

Publish Date: 05/03/2019


The purpose of this notice is to state EPA’s intention to issue a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit under the authority of Section 402 of the Clean Water Act.


Discharge of finished water from Polson Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) to the Flathead River. The Polson WRRF is located at Latitude 47.68650° N, Longitude 114.17860° W, Lake County, Montana. Authorization for discharge is limited to only those outfalls specifically listed in the permit.

Public Comments

Comment period ends 30 calendar days after the date of publication of this notice. Comments must be directed to Amy Clark at the address listed in the box at right. All comments received prior to the end of the comment period will be considered in the formulation of any final permit determination, and will be part of the administrative record. Any commenter may request a public hearing and EPA will hold a hearing if the response to this notice indicates significant public interest. EPA is also requesting comments on the possible adverse effects of reissuing the permit on historic properties and/or cultural resources in the area.

Permit Availability

The draft permit and the statement of basis for the draft permit are available for download below. Contact Amy Clark ( at (303) 312-7014 or by writing to the address listed in the box at right for more information. The complete application and related documents are available for review and reproduction by appointment at the address listed in the box at right during the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, federal holidays excluded. To make an appointment to review the documents contact Amy Clark as listed above.

Notification and details of any public comment period extension will be posted here. Interested parties on our email list will also be notified by email. If you wish to be added to our email list, there is a link to subscribe located at About Region 8's NPDES Permit Program.

Applicant or Respondent

Ashley Walker, Water and Sewer Superintendent
City of Polson
106 1st St. East
Polson, MT 59860

Permit #: MT0020599

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