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Lykens Tunnel - Bear Creek

Lykens Tunnel - Bear Creek

Project Details
Original Construction Year 2005
Most Recent Rebuild Year
Total Cost 0.00
Total Capital Cost $0.00
Latitude / Longitude Method Unknown
Latitude 40.583056
Longitude -76.700000
Elevation 0
Project Lykens Tunnel - Bear Creek
Project Type Passive Treatment System
Project Status
AMD Source Underground
Stream Bear Creek
River Basin Susquehanna
Quad Wiconisco
City/Township Wiconisco
County Dauphin
State PA

Description: A passive system was installed in 2005 utilizing $350,000 grant from EPA 319 program and $55,000 grant from the US Office of Surface Mining. In 2008 funding of $48,758 from WPCAMR's quick response program was used to repair berms of ponds A & B as well fix a swale. Then in 2010, a grant from EPA 319 of $23,370 removed the treatment media of a vertical flow pond so that the system would consist of just 3 settling ponds. Also at that time trench outlet/inlet structures were installed in Ponds B and C to better distribute flow.

Water Quality Data Summary

Treatment Technologies
Treatment Technology Quantity Status
Open Limestone Channel (OLC) 1 N/A
Settling Pond 1 N/A
Vertical Flow Pond (VFP) 1 N/A
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Project Contacts
Contact Person: mblackmon
Contact Organization: Dauphin County Conservation District
Project Designer: Terry Schmidt
Project Designer Organization:
Project Responsible Organization: Dauphin County Conservation District
External System IDs
Title System
D1-251 Datashed 1.0
PA-224 OSM
Project Performance