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Meeting of March 13, 2019

The Delaware River Basin Commission held its regularly scheduled business meeting on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pa. Below is the business meeting agenda. Items will be added as they become available.

A public hearing was held earlier on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pa. Items heard at the public hearing, which began at 1:30 p.m. and adjourned at approximately 1:55 p.m., included three resolutions and twenty-six draft dockets for withdrawals, discharges, and other water-related projects subject to the commission's review.

Written comments on all matters heard on February 13 were accepted through 5:00 p.m. on February 19.


The business meeting on March 13, 2019, began at 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at approximately 11:30 a.m.; there was an open public comment session after the close of the business meeting, which ran until approximately 12:00 p.m.

The agenda for the business meeting follows, with links to the items approved (links to documents are added to this page as they become available). Items heard at the February 13, 2019, public hearing are noted by *. 

1. Welcome and Introductions. (M. Putnam)

2. Minutes. (P. Bush; The minutes of the December 12, 2018, business meeting were approved by unanimous vote; pdf 198 KB)

3. Announcements.

4. Hydrologic Conditions Report. (A. Shallcross; pdf 2.1 MB)

5. Executive Director’s Report. (S. Tambini)

6. General Counsel’s Report. (K. Warren)

7. *A Resolution to Adopt the Water Resources Program for Fiscal Years 2019-2021. (K. Najjar; approved by unanimous vote; pdf 74 KB)

View DRBC Water Resources Program 2019-2021 (pdf 2.4 MB)

8. *A Resolution to Reauthorize the Monitoring Advisory and Coordination Committee. (N. Suk; approved by unanimous vote; pdf 109 KB)

9. *A Resolution to Continue the Water Quality Advisory Committee. (N. Suk; approved by unanimous vote; pdf 74 KB)

10. A Resolution for the Minutes Authorizing the Executive Director to Enter into a Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement (FCSA) with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District to Fund a Scoping Study for the F.E. Walter Dam Reevaluation Study. (A. Shallcross; approved by unanimous vote; pdf 4 MB)

11. A Resolution for the Minutes Authorizing the Executive Director to Accept a Grant from the William Penn Foundation to Support DRBC’s Development and Dissemination of a State of the Basin Report and an Accompanying Public Education Campaign. (P. Eschbach; approved by unanimous vote; pdf 77 KB)

12. *Project Review Docket Applications. (D. Kovach) Dockets #1-26 were subject to public hearings on February 13, 2019, and were approved unanimously by the commissioners on March 13, 2019. Docket #27 was subject to a public hearing on November 14, 2018, but a vote to approve was postponed after the public hearing date to allow additional time for review. Docket #27 was approved by unanimous vote on March 13, 2019. All approved dockets are pdfs. Please note that at each of its public meetings, the commission may consider action on any item for which a hearing has been completed or may defer one or more such items for consideration at a public meeting of the commission on a future date.

View docket location map (pdf 1 MB)

  1. GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc. (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1965-122-2.

  2. Brookhaven Borough (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1966-096 CP-5.

  3. Melody Lakes Management, LLC (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1980-079 CP‑6.

  4. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (PA), industrial wastewater treatment plant, D-1984-053‑3.

  5. Brightsmith, LLC (PA), industrial wastewater treatment plant, D-1985-059-3.

  6. Eagle Lake Community Association, Inc. (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1987-055‑4.

  7. Delaware City Refining Company, LLC (DE), groundwater and surface water withdrawal, D‑1993-004-7.

  8. NRG REMA, LLC (PA), surface water withdrawal, D-1993-060-2.

  9. Georgetown Town (DE), groundwater withdrawal, D-1994-037 CP-3.

  10. Lehigh Township Municipal Authority (PA), Danielsville wastewater treatment plant, D‑1994-053 CP-3.

  11. Lehigh Township Municipal Authority (PA), Pennsville wastewater treatment plant, D‑1994-054 CP-3.

  12. Richland Township Water Authority (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1996-044 CP‑4.

  13. Central Carbon Municipal Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1999-048 CP-3.

  14. Westfall Township Municipal Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2002-023 CP‑6.

  15. Maxatawny Township Municipal Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2007-001 CP‑3.

  16. UMH Properties, Inc. (NJ), groundwater withdrawal, D-2007-022 CP-2.

  17. UMH Properties, Inc. (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2009-021 CP-3.

  18. Pocono Plateau Christian Association (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2013-011 CP‑2.

  19. Maple Lane Estates c/o PMI (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2014-004 CP-2.

  20. Glenn Springs Holdings, Inc. (PA), industrial wastewater treatment plant and groundwater withdrawal, D-1976-017-4.

  21. Knights Bridge Corporation (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1990-054-2.

  22. Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority - DELCORA (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1992-018 CP-4.

  23. Village of Buckingham Springs (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2009-040 CP-3.

  24. Gessner Products Company, Inc. (PA), industrial wastewater treatment plant, D-2017-014‑1.

  25. Brookmont Health Care Center (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2018-004-1.

  26. Bangor Area School District (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2018-007 CP-1.

  27. Bristol Borough Water and Sewer (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1969-066 CP-4.