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NC0038938_NOV-2023-MV-0005_20230104ROY COOPER Governor ELIZABETH S. RISER Secretary RICHARD E. ROGERS, JR. Director Certified Mail # 7020 3160 0000 4115 5627 Return Receipt Requested William Earl Massengill, Jr Johnston County Schools 601-A W Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 NORTH CAROLINA Environmental Quality January 4, 2023 SUBJECT: NOTICE OF VIOLATION & INTENT TO ASSESS CIVIL PENALTY Tracking Number: NOV-2023-MV-0005 Permit No. NC0038938 Corinth -Holder Elementary & Middle School Johnston County Dear Mr. Massengill: A review of the October 2022 Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) for the subject facility revealed the violation indicated below: Monitoring Violation: Sample Monitoring Location Parameter Date Frequency Type of Violation 001 Effluent Temperature, Water Deg. Centigrade (00010) 10/1/2022 5 X week Frequency Violation A Notice of Violation/Intent to Issue Civil Penalty is being issued for the noted violation of North Carolina General Statute (G.S.) 143-215.1 and the facility's NPDES WW Permit. Pursuant to G.S. 143-215.6A, a civil penalty of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00) may be assessed against any person who violates or fails to act in accordance with the terms, conditions, or requirements of any permit issued pursuant to G.S. 143-215.1. North Caroline Deportment ofEnNronm pal Quality i DMdon *Miter Resources Raleigh Regional Offke 13DOO Barret, Drive I Raleigh North Ceram 27609 919.7914200 If you wish to provide additional information regarding the noted violation, request technical assistance, or discuss overall compliance please respond in writing within ten (10) business days after receipt of this Notice. A review of your response will be considered along with any information provided on the submitted Monitoring Report(s). You will then be notified of any civil penalties that may be assessed regarding the violations. If no response is received in this Office within the 10-day period, a civil penalty assessment may be prepared. Remedial actions should have already been taken to correct this problem and prevent further occurrences in the future. The Division of Water Resources may pursue enforcement action for this and any additional violations of State law. If the violations are of a continuing nature, not related to operation and/or maintenance problems, and you anticipate remedial construction activities, then you may wish to consider applying for a Special Order by Consent. Reminder: Pursuant to Permit Condition 6 in Section E, the Permittee is required to verbally notify the Regional Office as soon as possible, not to exceed 24 hours, from first knowledge of any non-compliance at the facility including limit violations, bypasses of, or failure of a treatment unit. A written report may be required within 5 days if directed by Division staff. Prior notice should be given for anticipated or potential problems due to planned maintenance activities, taking units off-line, etc. If you have any questions concerning this matter or to apply for an SOC, please contact Mitchell Hayes of the Raleigh Regional Office at 919-791-4200. Laserfiche Sincerely, 'd4L Scott Vinson, Regional Supervisor Water Quality Regional Operations Section Raleigh Regional Office Division of Water Resources, NCDEQ North Carolina Department ofFrnrt.nnerllQuality Division afWater Resources Raleigh Regional Office 1 3600 Barrett Drive , Rakigh, North Carolina 27609 919.79U200