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WPDES Permits on Public Notice

Public notices are required by law to alert interested members of the public of the DNR's intention to authorize a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) discharge to a water of the state. The notices are posted here on the DNR website for 30 days and are also published once in the legal notices section of the local newspaper in the vicinity of the facility. The notice identifies the facility by name, indicates where the discharge is located and briefly describes the facility's activities.

Public comments procedure

The public notice document explains how to get more information or comment on the proposed permit action. A member of the public may submit written comments or request that the department hold a public informational hearing. For comments or requests to be timely, they must be submitted within 30 days from the date of public notice, unless otherwise indicated in the notice.

Public participation procedures are detailed in NR 203, Wis. Adm. Code [PDF exit DNR].

Permit issuance process

The process the DNR follows in issuing WPDES wastewater permits is explained in the overview of the WPDES wastewater permit process. Permits are not considered final and issued until they have been signed and dated by appropriate DNR staff. Final copies of WPDES wastewater permits are not available from the DNR website. Please contact the permit drafter indicated in the notice directly to obtain a copy of a final (issued) permit. Copies of permit applications can also be obtained by contacting the permit drafter.

Proposed permit documents

To view a public notice, click on the date link in the "Public Notice Date" column. The proposed permit can be downloaded by clicking on the link in the "Permit Number" column. Other supporting documents, when available, are also provided. These may include the Fact Sheet, Water Quality Based Effluent Limits (WQBEL) Memo, compliance determination, facility diagram, variance documentation (if applicable) and other documents, depending on the permit action being taken and type of discharge.

All documents are in PDF format.
 

Permittee Permit Number [PDF] County Public Notice Date [PDF] Permit Action Supporting Documents [PDF]
East Troy WI-0020397-10-0 Walworth October 6, 2021 informational hearing and reissuance
Lancaster WI-0024503-10-0 Grant September 30, 2021 reissuance
Hornstead Dairy WI-0065161-02-0 Calumet September 30, 2021 nutrient management plan and reissuance
Mahr Brothers WI-0064441-03-0 Chippewa September 30, 2021 nutrient management plan and reissuance
Greenleaf Ledge Dairy WI-0066761-01-0 Brown September 27, 2021 nutrient management plan and issuance
Lakeview Neurological Rehab Center-Midwest WI-0029807-10-1 Racine September 24, 2021 modification
Weiss Family Farms WI-0062910-04-0 Pepin September 23, 2021 nutrient management plan and reissuance
Loganville WI-0029114-10-0 Sauk September 23, 2021 reissuance
Bytec Resource Management WI-0059170-03-2 Green September 22, 2021 modification
Wagner Farms WI-0066958-01-0 Shawano September 22, 2021 nutrient management plan and issuance
WDNR Long Lake Recreation Area WI-0060356-10-0 Sheboygan September 22, 2021 reissuance
Green Bay Metropolitan Sanitary District WI-0065251-02-0 Brown August 27, 2021 informational hearing and reissuance
Milladore WI-0022381-10-0 Wood August 25, 2021 informational hearing and reissuance
Merrillan WI-0024732-10-0 Jackson August 25, 2021 informational hearing and reissuance
WPDES General Permit - Storm Water Associated with Land Disturbing Construction Activity WI-S067831-6 Statewide July 23, 2021 reissuance