The following notice appears on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality website:
DEQ Pubic Notices
The purpose of this notice is to seek public comment on a draft permit from DEQ that will allow the release of treated domestic wastewater from a restaurant into a body of water in Wattsville, Virginia 23483. Applicant: Mr. Ray Twiford P.O. Box 13 Wattsville, Virginia 23483, Permit No. VA0092037. Facility: Ray’s Shanty 33014 Chincoteague Road Wattsville, Virginia 23483. The applicant proposes to discharge treated domestic sewage from a wastewater treatment plant, design flow of 0.007 mgd, at a 200-seat restaurant. The DEQ contact is Melinda Woodruff 5636 Southern Boulevard, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462. Phone: 757-518-2174. Email [email protected] and Fax 757-518-2009.
Chincoteague Reports is advised that the “body of water” is Wallops Pond. This body of water drains into Mosquito Creek and that creek drains into Chincoteague Bay public comment period ends on January 19, 2007.
Due to the January 19 closing date for public comment, those who wish to have more detailed information, to comment upon the application, or to request that the comment period be extended must contact DEQ immediately
DEQ Contact Person
DEQ Tidewater Regional Office
5636 Southern Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462