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Public Notice: Proposed Wastewater Discharge Permit for Moclips River Estates on the Quinault Indian Reservation

Publish Date: 08/22/2017


The Quinault Indian Nation owns, operates, and has maintenance responsibility for the facility which treats domestic sewage at the Moclips River Estates at the Qui-nai-elt Village in Taholah. The facility is located within, and discharges within, the boundaries of the Quinault Indian Reservation.

The facility began operation in 2005, and its collection system does not have combined sewers. The facility serves a resident population of approximately 250 in approximately 70 houses. The facility discharges the treated effluent to the Moclips River.

Tentative Determination

The Region 10 Office of EPA has tentatively determined to reissue a discharge permit to the applicant. 

Administrative Record

Electronic copies of the draft permit and technical fact sheet are available under "Related Documents" below. Copies are also available for review between 8:30am-4pm Monday-Friday at EPA's Region 10 office in Seattle:

U.S. EPA Region 10
1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900
Seattle, Washington, 98101

Copies and other information may be requested by writing to the EPA at the above address to the attention of the NPDES Permits Unit, or by contacting Audrey Washington(washington.audrey@epa.gov), (206) 553‑0523.

Disability Reasonable Accommodation

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact Kai Shum at 206-553-0060 (voice).  TTY/TDD users please dial Washington Relay Service at 1-800-833-6388.  Please provide one-week advance notice for special requests not related to ongoing programs and services.

Applicant or Respondent

Quinault Indian Nation
P.O. Box 189
Taholah, WA 98587

Permit #: WA0026603

Related Documents

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