Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
April 18, 2017

The Commission recently received applications from the sponsors of the following projects for approval pursuant to Section 3.8, Article 11, and/or Section 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 impacts on water and related land resources of the Delaware River Basin are invited to submit written comments to the Water Resource Management Branch. Please refer to the appropriate docket number, listed below, on all correspondence. 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 click here to track the status of these projects.

  1. Coaldale-Lansford-Summit Hill Sewer Authority, D-1964-027 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the existing 1.65 million gallons per day (mgd) Coalsale-Lansford-Summit Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent into Panther Creek at River Mile (RM) 92.4 - 102.1 - 22.5 - 2.4 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Little Schuylkill River - Panther Creek), via Outfall No. 001, in Coaldale Borough, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

  2. Chemtrade Solutions, LLC, D-1969-038-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 3.1 mgd Chemtrade Solutions Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant (IWTP), (formerly known as General Chemical Corporation IWTP) and its discharge. The IWTP will continue to discharge treated stormwater and groundwater infiltration into Brandywine Creek, a tidal tributary of Water Quality Zone 6 of the Delaware River, at RM 70.7 - 1.7 - 8.0 (Delaware River - Christina River - Brandywine Creek), via Outfall No. 001, in the City of Claymont, New Castle County, Delaware.
  3. Blue Ridge Real Estate Company, D-1985-025-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing surface water and land discharge from the 0.265 mgd Big Boulder WWTP. The WWTP will continue to discharge 0.04 mgd of treated effluent to land via absorption beds and 0.225 mgd of treated effluent into an unnamed tributary (UNT) of Tunkhannock Creek at RM 183.7 - 83.5 - 5.7 - 2.7 - 0.9 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Tobyhanna Creek - Tunkhannock Creek - UNT Tunkhannock Creek), via Outfall No. 001, located in Kidder Township, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters. 

  4. Schuykill County Municipal Authority, D-1991-016 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the existing 4.42 mgd Broad Mountain Water Filtration Plant (WFP) and its 0.164 mgd discharge. The WFP will continue to discharge treated effluent into Wolf Creek, at RM 92.5 - 125.8 - 4.0 - 0.6 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Mill Creek - Wolf Creek), via Outfall No. 001, located in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

  5. East Vincent Township, D-1993-032 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.325 mgd East Vincent Veterans Center WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent into the Schuylkill River, a tributary of the Delaware River, at RM 92.4 - 43.5 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River), via Outfall No. 001, in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

  6. Freeland Borough Municipal Authority, D-1994-063 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of a groundwater withdrawal project to continue to supply up to 17.2 million gallons per month (mgm) of water to the applicant’s public water supply system from existing Wells Nos. 9, 12 and 14. The wells are completed in the Mauch Chunk Formation in the Sandy Run Watershed, Freeland Borough and Foster Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters.

  7. JBS Souderton, Inc., D-1996-021-5. An application to renew approval of the applicant's existing 1.5 mgd industrial wastewater treatment plant (IWTP) and its discharge. The IWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent into Skippack Creek, which is a tributary of Perkiomen Creek, which is a tributary of the Schuylkill River, at RM 92.47 - 32.3 - 3.0 - 12.8 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Perkiomen Creek - Skippack Creek), located in Franconia Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

  8. Northside Heights Mobile Home Estates, D-1996-039 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the 0.10 mgd Northside Heights Estates WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent into an UNT of Lizard Creek at RM 183.7 - 39.3 - 7.0 - 0.2 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Lizard Creek - UNT Lizard Creek), via Outfall No. 001, located in East Penn Township, Carbon County, Pennsylvania within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters.

  9. Upper Saucon Sewage Treatment Authority, D-2003-005 CP-2. An application to renew and approve an expansion to the applicant's existing WWTP from 2.5 mgd to 3.5 mgd. The application includes a request for preliminary effluent limits for the proposed expansion, and therefore the expansion treatment facility design is not completed. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent into Saucon Creek, which is a tributary of the Lehigh River, at RM 183.7 - 9.5 - 9.2 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Saucon Creek) located in Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters.

  10. Coolbaugh Township, D-2006-023 CP-5. An application to renew approval of the applicant's existing 0.1 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Tobyhanna Creek, which is a tributary of the Lehigh River, at RM 183.66 - 83.5 - 22.3 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Tobyhanna Creek), located in Coolbaugh Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters.

  11. Upper Makefield Township, D-2007-024 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of an existing groundwater withdrawal of up to 8.711 mgm to supply the applicant's public water supply distribution system from existing Wells Nos. HH-1, HH-3, HH-4, GTW-1 and GTW-2. Wells Nos. HH-1, HH-3 and HH-4 are completed in the Brunswick Formation and Wells Nos. GTW-1 and GTW-2 are completed in the Lockatong Formation. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The project is located in the Houghs Creek and Delaware River watersheds in Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters.

  12. Pocono Manor Investors, LP, D-2007-044-2. An application to renew the approval of an existing surface water withdrawal and to approve an increase in allocation from 0.72 million gallons per 30 days (mg/30 days) to 1.5 mgm to irrigate the applicant's golf course from an existing intake on Indian Run. This renewal will approve the use of Well No. 2 to supplement water to the irrigation system in case of an emergency. The project is located in the Brodhead Creek Watershed, Pocono Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Middle Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters.

  13. Tobyhanna Army Depot, D-2009-041 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.802 mgd Tobyhanna Army WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent into Hummler Run at RM 183.7 - 83.5 - 20.1 - 1.8 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Tobyhanna Creek - Hummler Run), via Outfall No. 001, located in Coolbaugh Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters.

  14. Parkland School District, D-2013-007 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.0324 mgd Parkland High School WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent into Jordan Creek, a tributary of the Lehigh River, at RM 183.7 - 16.3 - 9.4 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Jordan Creek), via Outfall No. 001, located in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters.

  15. Schuylkill County Municipal Authority, D-2013-013 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of the existing 1.6 mgd Mount Laurel WFP and its 0.072 mgd discharge. The WFP will continue to discharge treated effluent into Mud Run, at RM 92.5 - 125.8 - 5.6 - 1.9 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Mill Creek - Mud Run), via Outfall No. 001, in New Castle Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

  16. Tyler Hill Camp, Inc., D-2017-001-1. An application to approve the applicant's existing 0.030 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge into Laurel Lake, which flows to an UNT of North Branch Calkins Creek at RM 295.8 - 0.7 - 4.0 - 1.2 - 0.3 (Delaware River - Calkins Creek - North Branch Calkins Creek - UNT North Branch Calkins Creek - Laurel Lake) located in Damascus Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Upper Delaware, which is classified as Special Protection Waters. 

Contact: David Kovach, P.G.
Manager, Project Review
(609) 883-9500, ext. 264
NAR posted: April 18, 2017