Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
November 19, 2018

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. Freeland Borough Municipal Authority, D-1965-052 CP-5. An application to renew the approval of the existing 1.2 million gallons per day (mgd) wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Pond Creek at River Mile 183.7 - 67.3 - 2.0 - 8.5 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - Sandy Run - Pond Creek), 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 Freeland Borough, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

  2. Knoll, Inc., D-1974-162-5. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.0715 mgd industrial wastewater treatment plant (IWTP) and its discharges of treated industrial process water and non-contact cooling water (NCCW). The IWTP will continue to discharge to Perkiomen Creek at River Mile 92.5 - 32.3 - 28.5 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Perkiomen Creek) in Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

  3. Fleetwood Borough Authority, D-1987-054 CP-6. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.882 mgd Fleetwood Borough Authority WWTP, its discharge, the installation of solids dewatering equipment and changes to sludge handling operations. The WWTP will continue to discharge to Willow Creek at River Mile 92.47 - 86.7 - 0.6 - 6.4 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Maiden Creek - Willow Creek), via Outfall No. 001, in Richmond Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

  4. Hobart Village, D-1991-063 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.20 mgd Village of Hobart WWTP and its discharge. Treated effluent will continue to discharge to the West Branch of the Delaware River at River Mile 330.7 - 76.7 (Delaware River - West Branch Delaware River), via Outfall No. 001 to Zone W1 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 the Town of Stamford, Delaware County, New York.

  5. New Castle County Department of Special Services, D-1993-006 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 2.5 mgd Middletown-Odessa-Townsend (MOT) Regional WWTP and spray-irrigation facility and its discharge. When the treated effluent cannot be spray-irrigated, the WWTP will continue to discharge to an unnamed tributary (UNT) of Appoquinimink River, at River Mile 50.88 - 6.2 - 0.2 (Delaware River - Appoquinimink River - UNT Appoquinimink River), in New Castle County, Delaware.

  6. Valley Forge Sewer Authority, D-1995-006 CP-5. An applicaton to renew the approval of the existing 11.75 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to the Schuylkill River at River Mile 92.47 - 32.0 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River) via Outfall No. 001, in Schuylkill Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

  7. Warrington Township, D-1999-012 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.33 mgd Tradesville WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Mill Creek at River Mile 115.6 - 36.4 - 1.5 (Delaware River - Neshaminy Creek - Mill Creek) in Warrington Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

  8. Community Utilities of Pennsylvania, Inc., D-2003-036 CP-3. An application to renew the approval to withdraw up to 12.426 million gallons per month (mgm) of groundwater from existing Wells Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 for continued use in the docket holder’s public water system. The wells are completed in the Catskill and Trimmers Rock formations in the Lower Brodhead Creek and Lower Pocono Creek 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 Stroud Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

  9. Warminster Municipal Authority, D-2004-021 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the docket holder's existing 3.0 NAWC WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP is located in Warminster Township and will continue to discharge treated effluent to an UNT of the Little Neshaminy Creek at River Mile 115.6 - 23.6 - 3.3 - 1.4 (Delaware River - Neshaminy Creek - Little Neshaminy Creek - UNT Little Neshaminy Creek), via Outfall No. 001, in Warwick Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
  10. Nis Hollow Estates, LLC, D-2010-003 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.018 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to an UNT of the Lehigh River at River Mile 183.7 - 39.3 - 1.2 (Delaware River - Lehigh River - UNT Lehigh River) 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 East Penn Township, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

  11. HMS Host Corporation, D-2013-018 CP-2. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.05 mgd Peter J. Camiel Service Plaza WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to an UNT of Marsh Creek above the Marsh Creek Reservoir at River Mile 70.7 - 1.8 - 20.3 - 12.5 - 6.7 - 0.3 (Delaware River - Christina River - Brandywine Creek - East Branch Brandywine Creek - Marsh Creek - UNT Marsh Creek) in Wallace Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

  12. Elcon Recycling Services, LLC, D-2014-009-1. An application to approve the importation of greater than 50,000 gallons per day (gpd) of wastewater outside the Delaware River Basin. The wastewater will be treated, along with in-basin wastewater, at the applicant's proposed 0.16 mgd IWTP to be constructed in Falls Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The IWTP will be a zero wastewater discharge facility (there will be no wastewater discharged to surface water or groundwater from the facility), and will treat Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) listed and characteristic wastewater through physical-chemical separation, thermal oxidation, thermal distillation, evaporation and salt crystallization.

  13. Precision Tube Company, P-2007-029-2. An application to renew the approval of an existing groundwater withdrawal of up to 0.93 mgm to supply the applicant's manufacturing facility from existing Wells Nos. 1 and 2. Wells Nos. 1 and 2 are completed in the Brunswick Formation. The requested allocation is not an increase from the previous allocation. The wells are located in the Commission's designated Southeastern Pennsylvania Ground Water Protected Area (GWPA) within the Wissahickon Creek Watershed in Upper Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Contact: David Kovach, P.G.
Manager, Project Review
(609) 883-9500, ext. 264
NAR Dated: November 19, 2018