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Public Notice – Discharge of Treated Wastewater Permit Reissuance, Riverside Shore Rehabilitation Center in Parksley

The purpose of this notice is to seek public comment on a draft permit from the DEQ that will allow the release of treated wastewater into a water body in Parksley, Virginia in Accomack County. Applicant: Riverside Shore Rehabilitation Center, 26181 Parksley Road, Parksley, Virginia 23421; Permit No. VPDES VA0063606. Facility: Riverside Shore Rehabilitation Center, 26181 Parksley Road, Parksley, Virginia 23421. Riverside Shore Rehabilitation Center at Parksley has applied to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for the re-issuance of a permit for treated domestic waste water, discharges from their municipal wastewater treatment plant that serves their rehabilitation facility serving 150 people, including staff.

The DEQ contact: Robert Smithson, Phone: (757) 518-2106, Email: [email protected]; FAX: (757) 518-2009.

The municipal, industrial or private facility owners on the attached list have applied for issuance, reissuance or amendment of a permit to either discharge treated wastes into the waters of the Commonwealth of Virginia (VPDES); handle waste and wastewater in a manner that does not involve discharging to a sewage treatment works or to state waters (VPA); or withdraw surface water, impound non-agricultural waters or impact surface waters such as by land clearing, dredging, filling, excavating, draining, or ditching in open water, streams, and wetlands (VWP).

On the basis of preliminary review and application of lawful standards and regulations, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) proposes to issue/reissue/amend/terminate the permit(s) subject to certain limitations and special conditions. These proposed determinations are tentative.


Persons may comment in writing to the DEQ on the proposed permit within 30 days from the date of newspaper public notice. Comments shall include address and phone number of the writer, and shall contain a complete, concise statement of the factual basis for the comments. Only those comments received within this period will be considered by the DEQ. The DEQ may, upon request or upon its own motion, decide to hold a public hearing if it determines that public response is significant.

Tidewater Regional Office
5636 Southern Boulevard
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462, (757) 518-2000.

Following the newspaper notice comment period, the DEQ will make its determination regarding name, the proposed permit. These determinations will then become effective unless the DEQ grants a public hearing. Due notice of any public hearing will be given.

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