Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
August 2, 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. Hobart Village, D-1991-063 CP-4.  An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.20 million gallons per day (mgd) Village of Hobart Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and its discharge. The approval of the discharge of 0.20 mgd will be an increase from its previously approved discharge of 0.18 mgd.  Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to the West Branch of the Delaware River at River Mile 330.7 - 76.7 (Delaware River - West Branch of Delaware River), via Outfall No. 001, discharging to Zone W1 located 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.

  2. NRG REMA, LLC, D-1993-060-2.  An application to renew the approval of a surface water withdrawal (SWWD) of up to 68 million gallons per month (mgm) with 13.7 mgm of the total amount allocated to Unit No. CT5 from the Delaware River for use at the docket holder’s Portland Generating Station.  The requested total allocation is a reduction from the previously approved allocation of 9,580 million gallons per 30 days (mg/30 days) due to deactivation of the facility’s coal-fired units.  The requested allocation of 13.7 mgm for Unit No. CT5 is an increase of the unit’s previously approved allocation of 3.3 mg/30 days to allow the unit to operate on full load throughout a month.  The existing withdrawal is located in Zone 1-D 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 Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania..

  3. Upper Tulpehocken Township, D-2005-006 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.065 mgd WWTP and its discharge.  The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to Jackson Creek at River Mile 92.47 - 76.8 - 15.4 - 0.8 - 6.5 - 0.4 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Tulpehocken Creek - Northkill Creek - Little Northkill Creek) via Outfall No. 001, in Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

  4. Camp Ramah in the Poconos, D-2005-030-4.  An application to renew the approval of the existing 0.030 mgd Camp Ramah WWTP and its discharge.  Treated effluent will continue to be discharged to an unnamed tributary (UNT) of Equinunk Creek at River Mile 322 - 8.5 - 0.5 (Delaware River - Equinunk Creek - UNT Equinunk Creek), 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 Buckingham Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

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