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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]
Roth Feeder Pig II WI-0066788-01-0 Crawford May 5, 2021 nutrient management plan, informational hearing and initial issuance
Seven Oaks Dairy WI-0065447-02-0 Outagamie April 29, 2021 nutrient management plan and reissuance
Ostrowski Farms WI-0062367-04-0 Marathon April 29, 2021 nutrient management plan and reissuance
Seneca Foods Corporation - Mayville WI-0050822-08-0 Dodge April 22, 2021 reissuance
North Shore Group MS4 WI-S061565-04 Multiple April 22, 2021 reissuance
We Energies WI-0049131-04-1 Kenosha April 22, 2021 modification
Operation and Maintenance of Municipal Water Systems WI-B057681-05-0 Statewide April 22, 2021 reissuance
Seneca Foods Corporation - Cambria West WI-0026620-07-1 Columbia April 21, 2021 modification
Saputo Cheese USA WI-0050725-09-0 Barron April 21, 2021 reissuance
Wisconsin Dunes LLC dba Sand Valley Clubhouse & Lodges POWTS WI-0066605-01-0 Adams April 21, 2021 initial issuance
Roth Feeder Pig WI-0063878-03-0 Crawford April 21, 2021 nutrient management plan, informational hearing and reissuance
Bomaz Farms WI-0064505-03-0 St. Croix April 20, 2021 nutrient management plan and reissuance
Operation and Maintenance of Industrial Potable and Non-Potable Water Systems and Hydrostatic Testing of Petroleum Systems WI-A057681-05-0 Statewide April 15, 2021 reissuance
Domtar Nekoosa WI-0003620-08-1 Wood April 12, 2021 modification
Agropur Inc. Luxemburg WI-0050237-09-0 Brown April 7, 2021 informational hearing: reissuance
Domtar Paper WI-0026042-09-0 Marathon April 9, 2021 reissuance