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Audenreid Tunnel

Audenreid Tunnel

Project Details
Original Construction Year 2005
Most Recent Rebuild Year
Total Cost 0.00
Total Capital Cost $0.00
Latitude / Longitude Method Unknown
Latitude 40.898056
Longitude -76.071111
Elevation 0
Project Audenreid Tunnel
Project Type Passive Treatment System
Project Status
AMD Source
Stream Catawissa Creek
River Basin Susquehanna
Quad Conyngham
City/Township East Union
County Schuylkill
State PA

Description: PLEASE contact the Schuylkill Conservation District to visit this site. There are gates on private sportsmen club roads and restrictions on when these roads can be used. The system went into operation in Jan 2006 and was producing tremendous water quality downstream. The pH was boosted from 4 to 6 and precipitated aluminum was caught in the ponds. In June 2006, a 10 inch rainfall caused a collapse within the tunnel that backed up the mine water and blew out the tunnel mouth. The under gravel drain intake structure was covered and fined went into the tanks, clogging the interstitial spaces in the limestone. Micro Hydro Turbines were installed by EMARR, Inc. The Intake was repaired and an additional modified raw water intake was installed to get better flow through the system. Limestone was dug up and replaced in 2 of the 3 tanks

Water Quality Data Summary

Treatment Technologies
Treatment Technology Quantity Status
Settling Pond 2 N/A
Up Flow Limestone Bed 3 N/A
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Project Contacts
Contact Person:
Contact Organization: Schuylkill County Conservation District
Project Designer: Clayton Bubeck
Project Designer Organization:
Project Responsible Organization: Schuylkill County Conservation District
External System IDs
Title System
D1-250 Datashed 1.0
PA-238 OSM
Project Performance