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Most Recent Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
July 31, 2015

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 click here to track the status of these projects.

1. Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals LP, D-1967-240-2. An application to approve the applicant's existing surface water withdrawal of up to 44.43 million gallons per month (mgm) via Intake No. RW-7 for the purpose of industrial cooling and fire suppression at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex, which is located in Marcus Hook Borough, Delaware County, Pennsylvania and New Castle County, Delaware. Intake No. RW-7 will continue to withdrawal surface water from Water Quality Zone 5 of the Delaware River in Claymont, New Castle County, Delaware.

2. Spring City Borough, D-1974-061 CP-5. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.6 million gallons per day (mgd) wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and its discharge. The applicant has also requested approval to expand the WWTP to 0.787 mgd. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to the Schuylkill River at River Mile 92.47 - 41.3 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River) via Outfall No. 001, in Spring City Borough, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

3. DSM Nutritional Products, Inc., D-1985-014-4. An application to approve an existing groundwater and surface water withdrawal (GWD and SWWD) and approve an allocation of up to 124 million gallons per month (mgm) to supply water to the applicant's manufacturing facility for industrial process, potable and remediation purposes from Wells Nos. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 and 200 and one existing surface water intake on the Delaware River. Wells Nos. 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9 are completed in the Kittatinny Limestone Formation and Well No. 200 is completed in the Ordovician Aquifer. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The project's existing groundwater withdrawals are approved by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and will continue to be regulated by NJDEP in accordance with the Administrative Agreement (AA) between the Commission and the State of New Jersey. The project sources are located in the Delaware River Watershed in White Township, Warren County, New Jersey within the drainage area to the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters.

4. J.G. Townsend, Jr. & Company, D-1989-048-4. An application to renew the approval of an existing import project of up to 15.5 mgm from the Chesapeake Bay Basin from existing Wells Nos. 1 and 5 to supply water to the applicant's vegetable processing facility. The application also requested to renew the approval to withdraw of up to 15.5 mgm of groundwater from five 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 Savannah Ditch Watershed in the Town of Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware.

5. Newton Town, D-1990-111 CP-3. An application to approve an existing import of up to 38.75 mgm of surface water from Morris Lake and Wallkill River (Pine Swamp) located in the Hudson River Basin to supply the applicant's public water system in the Delaware River Basin. The applicant also requested the renewal of an allocation of up to 10.85 mgm of groundwater from existing Well PW-1 completed in Allentown Dolomite in the Town of Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey. The GWD project is regulated by NJDEP in accordance with the Administrative Agreement between DRBC and NJDEP, Section IV.C.4, enacted on December 18, 2009 as a Category F Project. The interbasin transfer of water (import) is classified as a Category E project and is subject to the review and approval by the Commission. The docket holder's service area is located in the Paulins Kill River and Upper Pequest River Watersheds 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 the Town of Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey.

6. Bucks County, D-1991-036 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of an existing GWD of up to 6.2 mgm to supply the applicant's Neshaminy Manor Complex from existing Wells Nos. 4 and 5. Well No. 4 is completed in the Lockatong Formation and Well No. 5 is completed in the Stockton Formation. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The wells are located in the Commission's designated GWPA in the Neshaminy Creek Watershed in Doylestown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

7. Borough of Richland, D-1992-001 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of an existing GWD of up to 5.373 mgm to supply the applicant's public water supply distribution system from existing Wells Nos. 2, 3, 6 and an existing spring source. Wells Nos. 2 and 3 are completed in Crystalline Rock and Well No. 6 is completed in the Hardyston Formation. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The project is located in the Mill Creek Watershed in Millcreek Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

8. Logan Township Municipal Utilities Authority, D-1995-007 CP-4. An application to renew and approve an upgrade and expansion of the Logan Township WWTP. The WWTP upgrade and expansion project was previously approved via DRBC Docket No. D-1996-007 CP-3 on December 8, 2011; however, the project has yet to be constructed. The project consists of upgrading the WWTP to a Membrane Bio-reactor (MBR) treatment process and expanding the WWTP from 2.0 mgd to 2.75 mgd. The WWTP will continue to discharge to the Delaware River Water Quality Zone 4 at River Mile 79.0, in Logan Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey.

9. Bethlehem City, D-1995-019 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of an existing SWWD project and approve an allocation of 939.92 mgm from intake No. 001 located in the Wild Creek Reservoir and renew the allocation of 372 mgm from Intake No. 002 located on Tunkhannock Creek for use in the applicant's public water system. The applicant's water supply sources were previously approved in multiple dockets issued by the Commission. This docket will update and combine these approvals into a single comprehensive docket. The Wild Creek intake is located in the Wild Creek Watershed in Towamensing Township, Carbon County, Pennsylvania and the Tunkhannock Creek intake is located in the Tunkhannock Creek Watershed in Tunkhannock Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania within the drainage area to the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters.

10. Silverleaf Resorts, Inc., D-2006-019-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.084 mgd Silverleaf Resorts WWTP and its related discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Brookdale Lake at River Mile 213.0 - 3.9 - 0.9 - 11.4 - 2.85 - 0.15 (Delaware River - Brodhead Creek - McMichael Creek - Pocono Creek - Scot Run - Brookdale Lake) in Pocono Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, within the drainage area to the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Middle Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters.

11. Buck Hill Falls Co., D-2009-001 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.20 mgd WWTP and its discharge. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to Buck Hill Creek at River Mile 213.00 - 21.11 - 0.50 (Delaware River - Brodhead Creek - Buck Hill Creek) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area to the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Middle Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters, in Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

12. Wallenpaupack School District, D-2009-026 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.04 mgd Wallenpaupack Area School District High School WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge to Lake Wallenpaupack on the Wallenpaupack Creek, which is a tributary of the Lackawaxen River, at River Mile 277.7- 15.8 - 1.4 - 0.2 (Delaware River - Lackawaxen River - Wallenpaupack Creek - Lake Wallenpaupack) 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 Palmyra Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania.

13. Town of Thompson, D-2011-025 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.038 mgd Melody Lakes WWTP and its discharge. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to Turner Brook at River Mile 253.64 - 14.52 - 7.05 - 2.27 (Delaware River - Neversink River - Bush Kill - Turner Brook) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area to the section of the main stem 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. Union Lake Hotel, Inc., D-2012-018 -2. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.06 mgd Camp Equinunk WWTP and its discharge. The applicant has also requested approval to modify the WWTP without expanding its capacity. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to an UNT of Little Equinunk Creek at River Mile 312.7 - 3.64 - 2.37 (Delaware River - Little Equinunk Creek - UNT) via Outfal No. 001, within the drainage area to the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Upper Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters, in Manchester Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

15. Chai Lifeline, Inc., D-2015-011 CP-1. An application to approve the applicant's existing 0.0175 mgd Camp Simcha WWTP, its expansion to 0.045 mgd, and its discharge. Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to an UNT of the Delaware River at River Mile 265.4 - 0.46 (Delaware River - UNT) via Outfall No. 001, within the drainage area to the section of the main stem Delaware River known as the Upper Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters, in the Town of Lumberland, Sullivan County, New York.

16. Pechiney Plastic Packaging, Inc., D-2015-013-1. An application to approve a new 0.72 mgd groundwater remediation industrial wastewater treatment plant (IWTP) and its discharge to groundwater. The IWTP will treat groundwater from the Pohatcong Valley Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site utilizing airstripping, after which the treated groundwater will be reinjected into the regional groundwater aquifer. The project IWTP and its discharge is located in the Pohatcong Creek watershed, within the drainage area to the main stem Delaware River known as the Lower Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters, in Washington Township, Warren County, New Jersey.

Contact: William J. Muszynski, P.E.
Manager, Water Resources Management Branch
(609) 883-9500, ext. 221
July 31, 2015

August 3, 2015

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 impacts 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 (http://www.nj.gov/drbc/programs/project/docket) to track the status of these projects.

1. Toll Brothers Inc., P-2015-012 CP-1. An application to approve a groundwater withdrawal (GWD) of up to 1.705 million gallons per month (mgm) to supply the applicant's Feeney Tract Subdivision public water supply distribution system from existing Wells Nos. M-1 and M-2 completed in the Stockton Formation. The project wells are located in the Commission's designated GWPA in the Mill Creek Watershed in Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Contact: William J. Muszynski, P.E.
Manager, Water Resources Management Branch
(609) 883-9500, ext. 221
August 3, 2015

August 4, 2015

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 impacts 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 (http://www.nj.gov/drbc/programs/project/docket) to track the status of these projects.

1. Lower Frederick Township, D-1978-041 CP-3. An application to upgrade and expand the existing Lower Frederick Township wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). The upgrade consists of replacing the existing extended aeration / activated sludge treatment system with a sequencing batch reactor system. The upgrade also includes headworks and sludge handling improvements, the addition of filtration and post-equalization, and the replacement of the existing chlorine contact disinfection system with UV disinfection. Additionally, the WWTP will be expanded from 0.2 mgd to 0.5 mgd. The WWTP will continue to discharge to Perkiomen Creek, which is tributary to the Schuylkill River, at River Mile 92.47 - 32.3 - 13.4 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Perkiomen Creek) in Lower Frederick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Contact: William J. Muszynski, P.E.
Manager, Water Resources Management Branch
(609) 883-9500, ext. 221
August 4, 2015