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West Ferris Wheel WF1

West Ferris Wheel WF1

Project Details
Original Construction Year 2016
Most Recent Rebuild Year
Total Cost 0.00
Total Capital Cost $250,000.00
Latitude / Longitude Method Unknown
Latitude 40.551670
Longitude -78.488830
Project West Ferris Wheel WF1
Project Type Passive Treatment System
Project Status
AMD Source Surface
Stream Little Laurel Run
River Basin Susquehanna
Quad Altoona
City/Township Dean & Gallitzin Townships
County Cambria
State PA

Description: In 2016, 3 passive treatment systems were constructed in the West Ferris Wheel area. System 1 (WF1) treats the 32R5 discharge, a small stream flowing from the Ferris Wheel strip mine. The average water chemistry is pH 3.5, acidity 200 mg/L, Fe 1.4, Mn 5.6 and Al 31 mg/L at a flow rate of 31 gal/min. The system consists of an inflow settling pond, a vertical flow pond, a flushing system, a settling pond and a wetland.

Water Quality Data Summary

Treatment Technologies
Treatment Technology Quantity Status
Aerobic Wetland 1 N/A
Settling Pond 2 N/A
Vertical Flow Pond (VFP) 1 N/A
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Project Designer: Michelle Merrow
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Title Source Amount Date
EPA 319 - Revegetation Project EPA Section 319 $77,402.00
EPA Section 319 EPA Section 319 $250,000.00
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External System IDs
Title System
PA-123 OSM
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