Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
November 7, 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. Hawley Area Authority, D-1981-029 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the docket holder’s existing 0.20 million gallons per day (mgd) Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to the Lackawaxen River at River Mile 277.7 - 16.2 (Delaware River - Lackawaxen River) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area of the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Upper Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters in Lackawaxen Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania.

  2. Manwalamink Water Company, D-1989-050 CP-6. An application to renew the approval to withdraw up to 15.0 million gallons per month (mgm) of groundwater from existing Wells Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 for continued use in the docket holder’s public water system. Wells Nos. 1 and 2 are screened in sand and gravel and Wells Nos. 3, 5 and 6 are completed in the Ridgeley-Coeymans Formation in the Shawnee Creek and Delaware River watersheds, within the drainage area of the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Middle Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

  3. Artesian Water Company, D-2001-034 CP-2. An application to consolidate Docket Nos. D-2001-034 CP, D-2000-047 CP and D-2007-042 CP-1 into a single docket which makes up the docket holder’s Church Creek Regional System. The application will also include Jonathans Landing Well No. 1, Hunters Ridge Well No. 1, Riverside Well No. 1R, Church Creek Well No. 3 and Riverview Well No. 1 into the DRBC Comprehensive Plan. The applicant also requests to renew the approval to withdraw up to 55.79 mgm of groundwater from ten groundwater sources. 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 Lower Saint Jones River, Spring Creek and Murderkill River watersheds in Kent County, Delaware.

  4. Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, Ltd., D-2017-003-2. An application to approve new Well No. PW-18 for inclusion into the applicant’s agricultural duck farm and processing facility groundwater system and to renew a groundwater withdrawal of up to 5.425 mgm from 17 existing wells (Nos. PW-1 through PW-17) and new Well No. PW-18. The project wells are completed in Ordovician sedimentary rock units of shale and graywacke of the Hamburg Sequence. The project is located in the Mill Creek Watershed in Tilden Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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