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West Ferris WF2

West Ferris WF2

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Original Construction Year 2016
Most Recent Rebuild Year
Total Cost 0.00
Total Capital Cost $300,000.00
Latitude / Longitude Method Unknown
Latitude 40.551330
Longitude -78.489300
Project West Ferris WF2
Project Type Passive Treatment System
Project Status
AMD Source Surface
Stream Little Laurel Run
River Basin Susquehanna
Quad Altoona
City/Township Gallitzin
County Cambria
State PA

Description: This WF2 system, consisting of a small intake dam, an inflow settling pond, a flushing vertical flow pond, a flushing settling pond and a wetland, treats a small stream flowing from the Ferris Wheel surface mine. The inflow is the same stream previously sampled as 32R4. Inflow averages about 75 gpm with acidity 105 mg/L, Fe 6 mg/L, Mn 5 mg/L and Al 14 mg/L at pH 3.7.

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Treatment Technologies
Treatment Technology Quantity Status
Aerobic Wetland 1 N/A
Settling Pond 2 N/A
Vertical Flow Pond (VFP) 1 N/A
West Ferris WF2
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