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July 27, 2022 NOTICE OF SURFACE WATER DI

July 27, 2022 NOTICE OF SURFACE WATER DISCHARGE APPLICATION AND RECOMMENDATION The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) is proposing to renew a Surface Water Discharge (SWD) general permit: APPLICANT NAME: General Surface Water Discharge Permit For Water Treatment and Distribution Activities PERMIT NUMBER: SDG860000 FACILITY LOCATION: Statewide This general permit will allow the discharge of pollutants from water treatment plants and distribution systems. Discharges covered by this general permit could enter many waterbodies statewide. All waterbodies in South Dakota have been assigned one or more of the following beneficial uses: (1) Domestic water supply waters; (2) Coldwater permanent fish life propagation waters; (3) Coldwater marginal fish life propagation waters; (4) Warmwater permanent fish life propagation waters; (5) Warmwater semipermanent fish life propagation waters; (6) Warmwater marginal fish life propagation waters; (7) Immersion recreation waters; (8) Limited contact recreation waters; (9) Fish and wildlife propagation, recreation, and stock watering waters; (10) Irrigation waters; and (11) Commerce and industry waters. Tentative determinations regarding the water quality limits for any discharge and other conditions have been made by DANR. The Surface Water Discharge general permit specifies the quality of water that can be discharged and still protect the uses of the receiving water. The draft general permit and supporting documents are available from DANR at the address listed below. In accordance with the Administrative Rules of South Dakota, Chapter 74:50:02, any person desiring to comment on the Department's recommendation for the conditional issuance of this general permit must submit written comments to the below address within the specified thirty (30) day comment period. Comments may be directed to the following address: South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Surface Water Quality Program, Joe Foss Building, 523 East Capitol, Pierre, SD 57501. Comments may also be provided within the specified thirty (30) day comment period using the online comment form, accessible via the "Comment Deadline" links provided a http://danr.sd.gov/public. Any person desiring a public hearing must file a petition which complies with the ARSD 74:50:02. If no objections are received within the specified 30-day period, the Secretary will issue final determinations within sixty days of the date of this notice. Additional information may be obtained by calling Tom Anderson, with DANR, at (605) 773-3351, or by writing to the address listed above. Hunter Roberts Secretary