Project Review: Notice of Applications Received (NAR)
October 28, 2022

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

Map of October 2022 NAR Project Locations

Project Descriptions:

  1. Deposit Village, D-1999-064 CP-3. An application to renew the approval of an existing groundwater withdrawal of up to 15.5 mgm of water from Wells 1, 2, 4, and 5 used for public water supply. Wells 1, 2, and 4 are screened in glacial outwash deposits and Well 5 is cased into the Devonian-aged Upper Walton Formation. The wells are located in the West Branch Delaware River Watershed in the Village of Deposit, Broome and Delaware Counties, New York within the drainage area to the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Upper Delaware, which the Commission has designated as Special Protection Waters.
  1. Ravens Claw Golf Course, D-2001-008 -3. An application to renew the approval of an existing groundwater withdrawal of up to 6.7 mgm to irrigate the applicant's golf course from existing Wells TW-1 and TW-2. The project wells are completed in the Brunswick 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 (SEPA GWPA) in the Hartenstine Creek Watershed in Limerick and Pottsgrove Townships, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
  1. Rivercrest Homeowners Association, D-2001-045 CP-5. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.112 mgd WWTP and its discharge. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to an unnamed tributary (UNT) to the  Schuylkill River at River Mile 92.47 - 36.3 - 0.5 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - UNT Schuylkill River), via Outfall No. 001, and at Doe Run at River Mile 92.47 - 36.3 - 0.8 (Delaware River - Schuylkill River - Doe Run), via Outfall No. 002, all located in Providence Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
  1. WestRock Converting Company, LLC, D-2006-041 -4. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing IWTP and Non-Contact Cooling Water discharge. The IWTP will continue to discharge up to 0.1415 mgd of NCCW and treated process water via Outfall No. 001 to Brodhead Creek at River Mile 213.0 - 1.1 (Delaware River - Brodhead Creek), located in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvana, within the drainage area to the section of the non-tidal Delaware River known as the Middle Delaware, which the Commission has designated as Special Protection Waters.
  1. East Brandywine Township Municipal Authority, D-2007-043 CP-4. An application to renew the approval of the applicant's existing 0.055387 mgd Hillendale WWTP and its discharge to land. The WWTP will continue to discharge treated effluent to 4 designated drip areas, located within the drainage area to East Branch Brandywine Creek, located in East Brandywine Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  1. Spring Mill Associates, D-2011-013 -2. An application to renew the approval of an existing groundwater withdrawal with a decrease in allocation from 7.75 mgm to 6.5 mgm to irrigate the applicant's golf course from existing Well 10. The project well is completed in the Stockton Formation. The project is located in the Commission's designated Southeastern Pennsylvania Ground Water Protected Area (SEPA GWPA) in the Little Neshaminy Creek Watershed in Northampton Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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