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CONTRACTS CURRENTLY OUT FOR BIDS

There are no contracts currently out for bids.

Bids were opened for the Crum Creek Force Main replacement and Interceptor rehabilitation project on June 6, 2017.  The Authority expects to award the contracts at their July 11th meeting.

Also, look for the Pump Station project to be advertised in 2018.

CAPITAL IMPROVEM/ENT PROJECTS BEING PLANNED

The Authority's Strategic Plan calls for two major capital improvement projects in the near term.

The first project is the replacement of our Crum Creek Force Main and rehabilitation of our Sellers Avenue Interceptor.  Bids have been opened for this project. (see above)

The project consists of the following:

1. Install 36" diameter DIP force main 4,000 feet
2. Rehabilitate 42" diameter interceptor 3,700 feet
3. Repair Chester Pike culvert  

In addition to the above project, an expansion / upgrade of the Crum Creek Pump Station will occur in 2018 or 2019.

This project is in its preliminary design stage.  We will post more information when it becomes available.

The Water Environment Research Foundation studied the economic impact that the water industry has on the U.S. economy.   Take a look at that report.

WERF Economic Impact Abstract                   WEF Economic Impact Full Report (6MB)

DELCORA Enters Agreement with EPA to Invest in Major Infrastructure Improvements in the City of Chester

The Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority has entered into an agreement with the federal US EPA to invest in major infrastructure upgrades to reduce overflows from the City of Chester's combined sewer system.  This agreement binds everyone that sends wastewater flows to the Western Regional Plant to participate in the costs of this plan.  The Central Delaware County Authority sends the bulk of our flows to the Western Regional Plant.

View a presentation made by DELCORA on their Long Term Control Plan.  [click here]

Please visit the DELCORA website for more information.

This link will take you to their site.                                   [click here  exit this site

Philadelphia Long Term Control Plan

CDCA is financially subject to both the Philadelphia Long Term Control Plan and the Chester Long Term Control Plan (see above).  For information on Philadelphia's plan, you can go to the City's website using this link.                                                    [click here exit this site


Reading Rainbow explains wastewater treatment on YouTube  [click here] exit this site

Should You Flush It?

Here is a YouTube Video on the subject of "Flushable Wipes".   [click here exit this site

LIQUID ASSETS - a presentation by Penn State PBS.

Watch the trailer on YouTube                                                 [click here exit this site

You can borrow the Liquid Assets DVD by contacting the Authority at 610-544-9944.

PLEASE CHECK OUT THESE WEBSITES

Water's Worth It™                                                                                                 exit this site

The Value of Water                                                                             exit this site

AMERICA'S INFRASTRUCTURE REPORT CARD                                             exit this site