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Public Notice: Proposed Wastewater Permit for Metlakatla Water Treatment Plant in Alaska

Publish Date: 08/31/2018


The EPA is proposing to issue a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit to the Metlakatla Indian Community water treatment plant in Alaska.

The draft permit places conditions on the discharge of pollutants from the water treatment plant to waters of the United States. In order to ensure protection of water quality and human health, the permit places limits on the types and amounts of pollutants that can be discharged from the facility.

Effluent from the facility is discharged to an unnamed natural channel on the Metlakatla Indian Community’s Annette Island Reserve.

Tentative Determination

The Region 10 office of the EPA has tentatively determined to issue a discharge permit to Metlakatla Indian Community.

Administrative Record

Electronic copies of the draft permit and technical fact sheet are available under "Related Documents" below.

The draft permit and other related documents may also be reviewed at the EPA Region 10 office in Seattle between 8:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday:

U.S. EPA Region 10
Office of Water and Watersheds
1200 Sixth Avenue (OWW-191)
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 (, (206) 553‑0523.

Copies of the draft permit and fact sheet are also on file at the following locations:

U.S. EPA Anchorage Operations Office
222 West 7th Avenue, Suite 19 (Room 537)
Anchorage, AK 99513

Disability Reasonable Accomodation

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please call 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

Metlakatla Indian Community
Walden Point Road
Metlakatla, AK 99926

Permit #: AK0046876

Related Documents

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