Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
June 11, 2018

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. Brookhaven Borough, D-1966-096 CP-5. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.192 million gallons per day (mgd) Brookhaven Borough Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge to Chester Creek at River Mile 82.93 - 4.3 (Delaware River - Chester Creek) in Brookhaven Borough, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

  2. Matamoras Municipal Authority, D-1981-078 CP-9. An application to renew the approval of an allocation of 19.5 million gallons per month (mgm) of groundwater from existing Wells Nos. 3, 5, 7, 8 and 8A for continued use in the docket holder’s public water system. Wells Nos. 3 and 5 are completed in the Mahantango Formation and Wells Nos. 7, 8, and 8A are screened in unconsolidated Pleistocene-aged outwash in the Shimers Brook-Delaware River and Shingle Kill-Delaware River watersheds within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Middle Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters in Matamoras Borough and Westfall Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania.

  3. Valley Township, D-1988-031 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of an existing groundwater withdrawal of up to 4.5 mgm to supply the applicant's public water supply distribution system from existing Wells Nos. V1, V2 and V4. The project wells are completed in Pre-Cambrian gabbroic gneiss. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The project is located in the Brandywine-Christina Watershed in Valley Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

  4. Spring Township, D-1988-077 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.28 mgd Spring Township WWTP. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Cacoosing Creek at River Mile 92.47 - 76.8 - 4.0 - 2.0 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Tulpehocken Creek - Cacoosing Creek) via Outfall No. 001, in Spring Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

  5. Town of Georgetown, D-1994-037 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of an existing export project of up to 1.15 mgd to the Atlantic Basin from existing Wells Nos. 1, 1A and 2R located in the Delaware River Basin to supply water to the applicant's public water supply distribution system. The applicant also requests to renew the approval to withdraw up to 43.2 mgm of groundwater from three groundwater sources. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The project's existing groundwater withdrawals are approved by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and will continue to be regulated by DNREC in accordance with the Administrative Agreement (AA) between the Commission and the State of Delaware. The wells are located in the Broadkill River Watershed in the Town of Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware.

  6. Kennett Square Borough, D-1999-017 CP-2. An application to upgrade the existing 1.1 mgd Kennett Square Borough WWTP, consisting of converting the current oxidation ditch/activated sludge treatment process to a Modified Ludzak-Ettinger (MLE) treatment process, in order to remove total nitrogen. The WWTP will remain designed to treat an annual average flow of 1.1 mgd and will continue to discharge treated effluent to the West Branch Red Clay Creek, at River Mile 70.73 - 10.0 - 2.6 - 13.4 - 3.3 (Delaware River - Christina River - White Clay Creek - Red Clay Creek - West Branch Red Clay Creek) in Kennett Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

  7. Northeastern Schuylkill Joint Municipal Authority, D-1999-033 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.245 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Pine Creek at River Mile 92.47 - 102.1 - 27.6 - 1.2 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Little Schuylkill River - Pine Creek) via Outfall No. 001, in Rush Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

  8. Village of Delhi, D-2001-003 CP-5. An application to renew the approval of the existing 1.015 mgd Village of Delhi WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to the West Branch Delaware River upstream of the Cannonsville Reservoir at River Mile 330.70 - 57.4 (Delaware River - West Branch Delaware River) within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Upper Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters, in the Town of Delhi, Delaware County, New York.

  9. Portland Borough, D-2003-009 CP-5. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.105 mgd Portland Borough WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Delaware River Water Quality Zone 1D at River Mile 206.9, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters and Significant Resource Waters, in the Borough of Portland, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

  10. Ruscombmanor Township, D-2007-034 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.05 mgd Golden Oaks WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to an unnamed tributary (UNT) of Furnace Creek at River Mile 92.5 - 54.2 - 16.8 - 1.0 - 5.1 - 0.3 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Manatawny Creek - Little Manatawny Creek - Furnace Creek - UNT Furnace Creek) in Ruscombmanor Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

  11. Green Walk Trout Hatchery, Inc., D-2008-008-2. An application to renew the approval of an existing groundwater withdrawal of up to 14.285 mgm to supply the applicant's trout hatchery from existing Wells Nos. 1 and 2. The project wells are completed in the Martinsburg Formation. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The wells are located in the Jacoby Creek Watershed in Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania within the drainage area of the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters.

  12. Lehigh Carbon Community College, D-2009-025 CP-3. (Re-NAR 05/09/2018). An application to renew the approval of upgrades to the existing 0.036 mgd Lehigh Carbon Community College WWTP, which consists of replacing the existing activated sludge package plant with new aeration tank/clarifier units and appurtenant improvements. The WWTP will remain designed for 0.036 mgd and continue to discharge treated effluent to an UNT of Jordan Creek at River Mile 183.7 - 16.3 - 14 - 1.3 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Jordan Creek - UNT Jordan Creek), within the drainage area of the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters, in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

  13. RALHAL Corporation and Concord Estates Condominiums, LLC, D-2012-019 CP-2. An application to renew the approval to construct a new 0.131 mgd WWTP. Treated effluent from the proposed WWTP will be discharged to Sheldrake Stream at River Mile 253.61 - 27.3 - 2.66 (Delaware River - Neversink River - Sheldrake Stream) within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Middle Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters, in the Town of Thompson, Sullivan County, New York.

  14. Becker, Richard. C., D-2014-021 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.05 mgd Walnutport Mobile Court WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Bertsch Creek at River Mile 183.7 - 30.7 - 0.16 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Bertsch Creek) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area of the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters, in Lehigh Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

  15. Centerport Borough Muncipal Authority, D-2018-006 CP-1. An application to approve the existing 0.06 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Irish Creek at River Mile 92.47 - 89.6 - 2.7 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Irish Creek) via Outfall No. 001, in Centre Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Contact: David Kovach, P.G.
Manager, Project Review
(609) 883-9500, ext. 264