This function ensures the regulatory compliance of the city's wastewater, pretreatment, storm water and air quality control facilities through permitting inspection, sampling, analysis, evaluation and accurate and timely reporting.
The Environmental-Industrial division purpose is to ensure compliance with Federal, State and local wastewater, pretreatment, storm water and air quality regulations. This division obtains required permits, and modifications as necessary, including Aquifer Protection permits (APPs), Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits (AzPDES), and reuse permits, and is responsible for compliance sampling for water quality, wastewater, pretreatment (which includes fats, oil and grease interceptors), odors and air quality (includes emergency generators), and storm water. This division works with the commercial and industrial customers to issue and enforce pretreatment permits in accordance with 40 CFR 403, State and local regulations (Chapter 25 City Code) revisions, Chapter 25. Division inspectors collect thousands of samples annually from the water distribution system, wastewater collection system, water reclamation facilities, biosolids.
Links to Related Sites:
Peoria Storm Drain System Storm Water Maintenance
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality: www.azdeq.gov/
AQUIFER PROTECTION PERMITS: www.azsos.gov/public_service/Title_18/18-09.htm
WATER QUALITY STANDARDS FOR SURFACE WATERS: www.azsos.gov/public_service/Title_18/18-11.htm
Air Quality: www.maricopa.gov/aq/divisions/planning_analysis/AdoptedRules.aspx
Utilities Environmental-Industrial Contact Numbers
Environmental Quality Assurance Officer
Administrative Assistant II