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Ferris Complex (SR85/SR86 & SR87/SR88)

Ferris Complex (SR85/SR86 & SR87/SR88)

Project Details
Original Construction Year 1997
Most Recent Rebuild Year 2021
Total Cost 0.00
Total Capital Cost $345,216.00
Latitude / Longitude Method Google Earth/Maps
Latitude 41.102222
Longitude -79.858611
Elevation 1300
Project Ferris Complex (SR85/SR86 & SR87/SR88)
Project Type Passive Treatment System
Project Status Good/Operational
AMD Source Surface, Underground
Stream Slippery Rock Creek
River Basin Ohio
Quad Hilliards, PA
City/Township Venango Township
County Butler
State PA

Description: The Ferris Complex passive treatment system was originally constructed by the PA DEP Knox District Mining Office in 1997 to address four acidic, metal bearing AMD discharges, SR85, SR86, SR87, and SR88, emanating from an abandoned deep mine and surface mine in the ghost town of Ferris. The system was rehabilitated in 2021 , with the design completed by BioMost, Inc and the construction completed by Spur Excavation, LLC.

Water Quality Data Summary

Treatment Technologies
Treatment Technology Quantity Status
Open Limestone Channel (OLC) 1 N/A
Settling Pond 0 N/A
Aerobic Wetland 2 N/A
Vertical Flow Pond (VFP) 4 N/A
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Project Contacts
Contact Person: cdenholm
Contact Organization: Stream Restoration Inc.
Project Designer: Cody Neely
Project Designer Organization: BioMost, Inc
Project Responsible Organization: Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition
External System IDs
Title System
D1-27 Datashed 1.0
PA-108 OSM
Project Performance