Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
September 9, 2019

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. Quakertown Borough, D-1984-026 CP-2. An application to upgrade and expand the existing wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and its discharge. The proposed expansion would increase the average annual flow from 3.15 million gallons per day (mgd) to 3.84 mgd and increase the WWTP’s hydraulic design capacity from 4.0 mgd to 5.0 mgd. The docket holder will continue to discharge treated effluent to Tohickon Creek at River Mile 157.0 - 23.5 (Delaware River - Tohickon 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 Richland Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

  2. Chester Valley Golf Club, D-2009-035-2. An application to renew the approval to withdraw up to 5.6 million gallons per month (mgm) of surface water and groundwater from an existing irrigation storage pond and Well No. 11904 for golf course irrigation. The well is completed in the Elbrook Formation and the pond is located within the Valley Creek Watershed in East Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Ground Water Protected Area (GWPA).

  3. Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc., D-2019-006 CP-1. An application to approve a groundwater withdrawal of up to 7.5 mgm to supply the applicant’s Mountainhome public water supply distribution system from existing Wells Nos. 1 and 2. The wells are completed in the Long Run Member of the Catskill Formation in the Mill Creek Watershed, 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 Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

  4. North Wales Water Authority, P-2009-033-2. An application to renew the approval of an existing groundwater withdrawal of up to 2.27 mgm to supply the applicant’s Pine Run Community water supply system from existing Wells Nos. 1 and 2. The wells are completed in the Stockton Formation. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The project is located in the Commission’s designated Southeastern Pennsylvania GWPA within the Pine Run Watershed in Doylestown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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