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Most Recent Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
October 10, 2014

The Commission recently received applications from the sponsors of the following projects for approval pursuant to Section 3.8, Article 11, and/or Article 10.3 of the Delaware River Basin Compact. These projects currently are under review by the Commission staff in consultation with other public agencies. Individuals or organizations having a special interest in any projects or information relating to a project's impact on water and related land resources of the Delaware River Basin are invited to submit written comments to William Muszynski of the Water Resources Management Branch. Please refer to the appropriate docket number, listed below, on all correspondence. Such public hearings as may be required for these projects will be announced at a later date in accordance with the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. Please refer to the Commission's website to track the status of these projects.

1. Town of Liberty (NY), D-1967-121 CP-2. An application to approve a withdrawal of up to 55.8 million gallons per month (mgm) (1.8 million gallons per day (mgd)) of groundwater from 14 existing wells (5 active, 3 inactive, and 6 new wells) for public water supply in the applicant's four interconnected water districts. Four groundwater sources in the Stevensville Water District were approved in Docket No. D-1967-121 CP. Three sources in the Grossinger well field were approved in Docket D-1989-58 CP RENEWAL; however, these sources were never placed into operation and the docket expired on March 22, 2005. The requested allocation is an increase to the previously approved allocation. The groundwater wells are completed in unconsolidated sand and gravel outwash and kame deposits in the West Branch Mongaup River and East Mongaup River watersheds in the Town of Liberty, Sullivan County, New York within the drainage area of the Upper Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters.

2. Warren County - Pequest River Municipal Utilities Authority, D-1971-094 CP-5. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.5 mgd Belvidere WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge to Water Quality Zone 1D of the Delaware River at River Mile 197, to the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in White Township, Warren County, New Jersey.

3. Abington Township, D-1973-191 CP-5. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 3.91 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge to Sandy Run, which is a tributary of Wissahickon Creek, which is a tributary of the Schuylkill River, at River Mile 92.47 - 12.8 - 11.2 - 4.4 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Wissahickon Creek - Sandy Run) in Upper Dublin Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

4. Pocono Lakefront, LLC, D-1974-091 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.07 mgd Deer Haven WWTP and its discharge. The application also requests approval to construct and operate the new 0.07 mgd Pocono Lakefront WWTP that will replace the existing Deer Haven facility and utilize its existing outfall. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to Wallenpaupack Creek, on Lake Wallenpaupack, at River Mile 277.7 - 15.6 - 8.7 (Delaware River - Lackawaxen River - Wallenpaupack Creek) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area of the Upper Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in Palmyra Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania.

5. East Stroudsburg Borough, D-1987-015 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 2.25 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The application also requests a service area expansion. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to Brodhead Creek at River Mile 213.0 - 3.25 (Delaware River - Brodhead Creek) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area of the Middle Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in the Borough of East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

6. Villa Roma Country Club, D-1988-007-2. An application to approve the applicant's existing 0.145 mgd WWTP and its discharge. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to Jones Brook at River Mile 303.6 - 2.0 - 6.4 - 0.95 (Delaware River - Callicoon Creek - East Branch Callicoon Creek - Jones Brook) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area of the Upper Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in Delaware Township, Sullivan County, New York.

7. Giorgio Foods, Inc., D-1988-043-4. An application to upgrade the docket holder's existing 0.5 mgd industrial wastewater treatment plant (IWTP). The upgrades consist of headworks improvements, adding two anaerobic tanks for biological phosphorous removal, retrofitting the existing aeration lagoon with a Biolac treatment system, adding a secondary clarifier, and appurtenant equipment improvements. The IWTP capacity will remain at 0.50 mgd and will continue to discharge treated effluent to Willow Creek, a tributary of Maiden Creek, which is a tributary of the Schuylkill River, at River Mile 92.47 - 86.7 - 0.6 - 2.4 - 0.6 (Delaware River -Schuylkill River - Maiden Creek - Willow Creek), in Maidencreek Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

8. Pennsylvania American Water Company, D-1988-089 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.75 mgd Saw Creek WWTP and its discharge. The applicant also requested approval to construct a belt filter press that is designed to handle liquid sludge from this WWTP and two other WWTPs owned by the applicant located within the Basin. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to Saw Creek at River Mile 226.9 - 3.6 - 0.9 (Delaware River - Bush Kill - Saw Creek) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area of the Middle Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in Lehman Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania.

9. Artesian Water Company, D-2002-034 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of an existing import project of up to 3.0 mgm from the Chesapeake Bay Basin from the Old County Road, Cheasapeake City Road and Eastern States well fields, and up to 3.0 mgm from the Susquehanna River Basin from an interconnection with Chester Water Authority to augment water supply to the applicant's public water supply system. The application will also approve new Well Broad Run PA and increase in the existing groundwater withdrawal allocation from up to 612.83 mgm to 848.158 mgm 621.47 mgm (modified online 10-29-14). The water supply system and wellfields are located in New Castle County, Delaware.

10. Milford Township Water Authority, D-2003-037 CP-2. An application to approve new Well No. 6 for inclusion in the applicant's public water supply system and to approve an increase in the total system groundwater withdrawal (GWD) allocation from 16.04 mgm to 23.18 mgm. Wells Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 are completed in the Brunswick Formation. The wells are completed in the Commission's designated Ground Water Protected Area (GWPA) in the Unami Creek Watershed in Milford Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

11. Cold Spring Cottages, D-2005-002 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.014 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The application includes a transfer of ownership from Mountain Hill Cottages to Cold Spring Cottages, LLC. The WWTP will continue to discharge to an unnamed tributary of Tuners Brook, which is a tributary of Bush Kill Creek, which is a tributary of the Neversink River at River Mile 254 - 14.5 - 2.5 - 2.0 - 1.5 (Delaware River - Neversink River - Bush Kill Creek - Turners Brook - UNT Turners Brook). The WWTP is located within the drainage area of the Upper Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in the Town of Thompson, Sullivan County, New York.

12. Hudson Valley Foie Gras, LLC, D-2006-037-4. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.02 mgd IWTP and its discharge. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to the Middle Mongaup River at River Mile 261.1 - 12.0 - 6.2 - 5.1 - 3.7 (Delaware River - Mongaup River - Swinging Bridge Reservoir - Mongaup River - Middle Mongaup River) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area of the Upper Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in the Town of Liberty, Sullivan County, New York.

13. Pottstown Borough Water Authority, D-2013-022 CP-1. An application to approve the applicant's existing 8.0 mgd water filtration plant (WFP) and its 0.22 mgd discharge. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to the Schuylkill River at or near River Mile 92.47 - 55.7 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River) via Outfalls Nos. 001 and 002, in the Borough of Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

14. Manchester Township Sewer and Water Authority, Inc., D-2014-015 CP-1. An application to approve the applicant's existing 0.045 mgd Reflection Lakes WWTP and its discharge. Treated effluent will continue to be land discharged via a spray field in the Equinunk Creek watershed, within the drainage area of the Upper Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in Manchester Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

15. Giorgio Foods, Inc., D-2014-016-1. An application to approve an existing GWD of up to 12.4 mgm of water from existing wells Nos. 1, 2 and 3 which are used for industrial processes, industrial cooling and potable supply at the applicant's existing food packing facility. The project wells are located in the Leithsville Formation in the Willow Creek Watershed in Maidencreek Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

16. Lehighton Land Company, D-2014-017 CP-1. An application to approve the applicant's existing 0.019 mgd Otto's Blue Mountain RV & Camping Resort WWTP and its discharge. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to Pohopoco Creek at River Mile 183.66 - 40.88 - 2.83 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Pohopoco Creek) via outfall No. 001, within the drainage area of the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in Franklin Township, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

17. Villa Roma Country Club, D-2014-020 -1. An application to approve the applicant's existing groundwater and surface water withdrawal of up to 7.0 mgm to supply domestic, irrigation, and/or snowmaking water from Wells Nos. 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 12 and Pond Intakes Nos. 11 and 15. The eight wells are completed in the Honesdale Formation. The two pond intakes are located in the Jones Brook Watershed. All ten withdrawal sources are located within the drainage area of the Middle Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters, in the Town of Delaware, Sullivan County, New York.

18. Penn Engineering and Manufacturing Corporation, P-1986-031-4.  An application to renew the approval of an existing GWD of up to 1.34 mgm to supply the applicant's manufacturing facility from existing Well G completed in the Lockatong Formation. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previously approved allocation. The project well is located within the Commission's designated GWPA in the North Branch Neshaminy Creek Watershed in Plumstead Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Contact: William J. Muszynski, P.E.
Manager, Water Resources Management Branch
(609) 883-9500, ext. 221
October 10, 2014