Aquifer Protection Permit Projects, Redhawk Combined Cycle Power Plant, Arizona Public Service Company/Pinnacle West Energy

Between 2001 and 2003, ACS was responsible for two different Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) submittals in support of the design and construction of Units 1 and 2 of the Redhawk Combined Cycle Power Plant in Arlington, Arizona. Projects included the submittal of a complete APP application for Combined Cycle Units 1 and 2 and an APP Significant Amendment application for Combined Cycle Units 1 and 2. Permitted facilities included a cooling water reservoir, a makeup water surge pond, a brine concentrator temporary surge pond, and ancillary equipment. ACS’ responsibilities included: research and writing of all of the sections of the applications/submittals except the hydrology sections which were compiled from previous reports; acting as a liaison with the project engineering contractor and review and compilation of the engineering information required for the Best Available Demonstrated Control Technology (BADCT) sections of the applications; and interacted with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) on behalf of the client.