Written by Progress Times Staff Wednesday, 02 January 2013 11:08
TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION
FOR TPDES PERMIT FOR MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER
PERMIT NO. WQ0014884001
APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION. City of Peñitas, P.O. Box 204, Peñitas, Texas 78576-0204, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a renewal of TPDES Permit No. WQ0014884001, which authorizes the discharge of treated domestic wastewater at a daily average flow of 750,000 gallons per day. TCEQ received this application on June 15, 2012.
The facility is located at 2300 Chihuahua Road, Peñitas approximately 2,000 feet east of the intersection of 19th Street and Military Road (1427) in Hidalgo County, Texas 78576. The treated effluent is discharged directly to the Rio Grande Below Falcon Reservoir in Segment No.2302 of the Rio Grande Basin. The designated uses for Segment No. 2302 are high aquatic life use, public water supply and contact recreation. All determinations are preliminary and subject to additional review and/or revisions.