Notice of Public Review and Comment on the Proposed

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Intended Use Plan and

Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Intended Use Plan

for the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2023

and The Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022 Appropriation

 

Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes 38-431.02; and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regulations, 40 CFR 35.2015; notice is hereby given that a public comment period is being initiated to allow public participation and input on the DWSRF and CWSRF Intended Use Plans (IUPs) for SFY 2023. A public hearing is scheduled for June 6, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. via Webex. For more information on the meeting and to view the draft IUP's please visit WIFA’s website: www.azwifa.gov/news/public-notices. Information regarding the IUPs may be obtained by calling or writing to WIFA’s office at the address noted below. If, due to disability, you have special needs for commenting on the proposed IUPs, please contact WIFA at the address noted below or call (602) 364-1310 by June 6, 2022.

 

 

Water Infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA)

100 N 7th Ave Ste 130

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Telephone: (602)364-1324

Contact: Lindsey Jones, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact

For the Yuma County Improvement District

Town of Tacna Water Storage Tank Project

Public Noticed on January 24, 2022 in the Yuma Sun

 

The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona (WIFA) has received a request for financial assistance from the Yuma County Improvement District for a storage tank project. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and request comments.

 

WIFA staff analysis concluded that the following project neither individually nor cumulatively has a significant effect on the human environment. Therefore, the following project qualifies for a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI).

 

The District will be constructing and installing a 150,000-gallon water storage tank on previously undisturbed land. The water storage tank will have a free spanning concrete dome roof with an inside diameter of 36’ and a side water depth of 20’.

 

Documentation regarding the proposed project is available for review at WIFA, 100 N. 7th Avenue, Suite 130, Phoenix, Arizona 85007. All written requests for information or letters containing written comments should be addressed to WIFA at the address above. All written comments must be received no later than 5 p.m., 30 days from the publishing date.

 

WIFA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Alternative formats for the project documentation are available upon request. Inquiries, requests and comments should be directed to Lindsay Mills, Environmental Program Specialist, at (602) 364-1235.

 

 

 

Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact

For the Town of Queen Creek

One-time Back Charges Associated with Queen Creek NIA Allocation

 Public Noticed on September 19, 2021 in the East Valley Tribune

The Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona (WIFA) has received a request for financial assistance from the Town of Queen Creek for a drinking water project. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and request comments.

 

Upon review of the Environmental Assessment prepared by the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) for the Arizona Department of Water Resources Recommendation for the Reallocation of Non-Indian Agricultural Priority Central Arizona Project Water in Accordance with the Arizona Water Settlements Act Of 2004 Project (which includes Queen Creek’s One-time Back Charges Associated with Queen Creek NIA Allocation Project), WIFA concurs with the USBR’s November 2019 Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) that the project neither individually nor cumulatively has a significant effect on the human environment.

 

The Town of Queen Creek is requesting funds to pay for the allocation of Non-Indian Agricultural Priority Water from the Central Arizona Water Conservation District. To receive this allocation Queen Creek must pay one-time back capital charges and 9(d) debt.

 

Documentation regarding the proposed project is available for review at WIFA, 100 N. 7th Avenue, Suite 130, Phoenix, Arizona 85007. All written requests for information or letters containing written comments should be addressed to WIFA at the address above. All written comments must be received no later than 5 p.m., 30 days from the publishing date.

 

WIFA complies with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Alternative formats for the project documentation are available upon request. Inquiries, requests and comments should be directed to Lindsey Jones, Environmental Program Supervisor, at (602) 364-1324.

 

 

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