Idaho Department of Environmental Quality seeks public comment on wastewater reuse permit renewal

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is currently seeking public comment on a draft wastewater reuse permit renewal for Mountain Utilities Company, Bonner County.

The permit grants Mountain Utilities the right to continue operating a wastewater treatment facility and reuse facility serving the Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort and surrounding development for an additional 10 years.

Pursuant to the permit, Mountain Utilities is required to show how it will continue to address health and environmental concerns, including methods of preventing contamination of surface water and ground water.

Draft permit written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. June 10.

The draft permit and staff analysis are also available for public review at the DEQ's Coeur d'Alene Regional Office and on the DEQ’s website at www.deq.idaho.gov.

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