ADEQ

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) issued a Water Quality Advisory on January 11, 2019 for the unpermitted discharge of recycled water from Johnson Utilities’ Pecan Water Reclamation Plant into Queen Creek (the wash) in the San Tan Valley area. EPCOR notified ADEQ that the discharge has stopped and this advisory is no longer in effect.

EPCOR estimates a total release of 15.36 million gallons between January 9 and 17, 2019. There was no impact to Johnson Utilities’ drinking water systems and there was NOT a release of untreated sewage into the environment.

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