Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
January 17, 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. Bridgeport Borough (Montgomery County), D-1970-081 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.9 million gallons per day (mgd) wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated wastewater effluent to the Schuylkill River at River Mile 92.5 - 22.6 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River) in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

  2. U. S. Steel Real Estate, D-1978-068-5. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing WWTP and industrial wastewater treatment plant (IWTP), their discharges of treated wastewater effluent and non-contact cooling water (NCCW). The facilities will continue to discharge 3.75 mgd of NCCW and treated industrial wastewater effluent from the IWTP (Monitoring Point No. 103), and 0.163 mgd of treated wastewater effluent from the WWTP (Monitoring Point No. 203), prior to being combined and discharging via Outfall No. 003 to Water Quality Zone 2 of the Delaware River at River Mile 127.0, in Falls Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The applicant has requested the continuation of a total dissolved solids (TDS) Determination consisting of an average monthly TDS effluent concentration of up to 1,100 milligrams per liter (mg/l).

  3. Town of Fallsburg, D-1981-066 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.79 mgd Avon WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to the Neversink River at River Mile 253.6 - 30.0 (Delaware River - Neversink River) 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 the Village of Woodridge, Sullivan County, New York.

  4. Hamburg Municipal Authority, D-1992-073 CP-5. An application to renew the approval of the existing 1.5 mgd Hamburg WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge to the Schuylkill River, at River Mile 92.47 - 98.7 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River) in the Borough of Hamburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

  5. Muhlenberg Township Authority, D-2001-030 CP-3. An application to renew the approval to withdraw up to 119.90 million gallons per month (mgm) of groundwater from existing Wells Nos. 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14 and 15 for continued use in the docket holder’s public water system. The wells are completed in the Allentown, Leithsville and Hardyston formations and the Hamburg Sequence in the Laurel Run-Schuylkill River Watershed in Muhlenberg Township, Ontelaunee Township and Laureldale Borough, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

  6. Upper Hanover Authority, D-2002-010 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of an existing groundwater and surface water withdrawal of up to 58.776 mgm to supply the applicant's public water supply distribution system from existing Wells Nos. RH-2, RH-3, TUHA-1, TUHA-2, TUHA-3 and TUHA-4 and the Kemmerer Spring source. The project wells are completed in the Brunswick Formation, except for Wells Nos. TUHA-1 and TUHA-2 which are completed in the Leithsville Formation. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The project is located in the Commission's designated Southeastern Pennsylvania Ground Water Protected Area (GWPA) in the Perkiomen and Macoby Creek watersheds in Red Hill Borough, Upper Hanover, Hereford and Upper Milford townships, Montgomery, Berks and Lehigh counties, Pennsylvania.

  7. Yukiguni Maitake Manufacturing Corporation of America, D-2003-026-2. An application to renew the approval to withdraw up to 13.14 mgm of groundwater from existing Well No. PW-2 for cooling, agricultural production, cleaning and potable supply at the applicant’s proposed pilot facility and subsequent full-scale produce production and processing facility. The pilot facility will require a withdrawal of up to 1.95 mgm of water and the full-scale facility will require a withdrawal of up to 13.14 mgm. The well is screened in outwash sand and gravel in the Gumaer Brook-Basher Kill Watershed in the Town of Mamakating, Sullivan County, New York within the drainage area of the section of the main stem Delaware River, known as the as the Middle Delaware, which the Commission has classified as Special Protection Waters.

Contact: David Kovach, P.G.
Manager, Project Review
(609) 883-9500, ext. 264
NAR Dated: January 17, 2019