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Orchard Limestone Drain

Orchard Limestone Drain

Project Details
Original Construction Year 1995
Most Recent Rebuild Year
Total Cost 0.00
Total Capital Cost $10,000.00
Latitude / Longitude Method Unknown
Latitude 40.607222
Longitude -76.424722
Elevation 0
Project Orchard Limestone Drain
Project Type Passive Treatment System
Project Status
AMD Source Underground
River Basin Susquehanna
Quad Pine Grove
City/Township Tremont
County Schuylkill
State PA

Description: Constructed to treat the orchard discharge along Interstate 81. It was rehabilitated in the mid 2000's by USGS and Schuylkill Conservation District after the mountain side blew out and clogged up the treatment system. The mountain side blew out again in 2011 floods covering the treatment system under sediment.

Water Quality Data Summary

Treatment Technologies
Treatment Technology Quantity Status
Horizontal Flow Limestone Bed (HFLB) 1 N/A
Oxic Limestone Drain (OLD) 1 N/A
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Project Contacts
Contact Person:
Contact Organization: US Geologic Service (USGS)
Project Designer: Chuck Cravotta
Project Designer Organization:
Project Responsible Organization: Schuylkill County Conservation District
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External System IDs
Title System
D1-182 Datashed 1.0
PA-135 OSM
Project Performance