Account Code: 240
ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
P O Box 301463 (Zip 36130-1463)
1400 Coliseum Boulevard (Zip 36110-2400)
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463
Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue a Consent Order to the Guin Water and Sewer Board (PWSID AL0000924), which operates a public water system under Public Water Supply Permit 2016-675, located at 6788 US Highway 43 in Guin, Marion County, Alabama. The violations consisted of assigning non-certified individuals to operate a Grade IV surface water treatment plant and failure to notify the Department in writing of personnel changes affecting its certification compliance within 30 days. The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $150,000.00. The Guin Water and Sewer Board shall immediately ensure a Grade IV certified water operator is in responsible charge at all times the plant is operating and shall submit to the Department a list of all Grade IV operators assigned to work at the treatment plant or provide a contract if a contractor is utilized. Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to: Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Attention: Jeffery W. Kitchens, Chief of the Water Division, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463. The comment period shall end at the close of business 30 days from the publication date of this notice. A copy of the proposed order is available on the ADEM web page at HYPERLINK "http://adem.alabama.gov/compInfo/adminOrders.cnt" http://adem.alabama.gov/compInfo/adminOrders.cnt or may be obtained by written request to the above address. A nominal fee for copying may be charged. This notice is hereby given this 24th day of August, 2022, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.
Lance R. LeFleur