Online records: ADEQ finds 2 ‘significant’ deficiencies at Superstition Area Water Plant in Apache Junction

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality on a Dec. 12, 2018, site visit to the Superstition Area Water Plant found deficiencies — one “minor” and two “significant,” which is the top category of severity, according to online records. An air screen was the wrong size mesh, the water district couldn’t show that its ferric chloride […]

Blanco: Incorrect statements, discrepancies in article on Apache Junction water district

Just wanted to follow up on the December 2018 Independent watchdog report on trihalomethanes (“Tests show trihalomethanes levels higher than current standard in Apache Junction Water District,” on the front page of the December 2018 issue of the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent). There are few incorrect statements and some discrepancies in Mr. Dyer’s article: The […]

Paul: Thank you for thorough examination of water-recharge issue

On “Regional Water Recharge Project partners seeking Apache Junction site,” this was a very thorough examination of this issue. Thank you for writing it. Haley Paul Policy manager National Audubon Society | Audubon Arizona Phoenix Editor’s note: Thank you for the letter. The story is at apachejunctionindependent.com/news/regional-water-recharge-project-partners-seeking-apache-junction-site.

Apache Junction water district board approves $452,000 in equipment, coating

An emergency power generator, protective coating for inside a one-million-gallon tank and water pre-treatment equipment costing more than $452,000 were recently approved for a district providing water to 8 square miles of Apache Junction. Apache Junction City Council members, serving as the Apache Junction Water Utilities Community Facilities District board, voted 7-0 Sept. 18 to […]