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DELCORA Hosting Public Virtual Meetings July 10, 2020   DELCORA’s Executive Director, Bob Willert, announced final plans for hosting the July 2020 Committee Meetings & DELCORA Board of Directors Meeting by means of a virtual meeting platform known as Zoom. This is the same platform that was used for meetings beginning in April 2020 due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic. During this unprecedented time the health and safety of our employees, our customers and the community is our number one priority. We would like to maintain business operation as close to normal as possible, with the ability to host virtual meetings this allows us to do just that. 1. Members of the public are invited to join each of the DELCORA Committee Meetings as well as the DELCORA Board of Directors Meeting. 2. For each meeting there is a different access link. You will find that below under the appropriate meeting you wish to participate in. The following meetings listed below will each be held utilizing Zoom Technology: Human Resources & Administration Committee Meeting – July 13, 2020, 3:30PM Members of the public are invited to join the Human Resources & Admin. Committee Meeting by accessing the meeting through this…

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Act 537 Plan Update - July 6, 2020   PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority (DELCORA) is preparing an Act 537 Plan Update for the entire service area. This plan is for the sole purpose of addressing the PA DEP Act 537 requirements for the public-to-private wastewater disposal system transfer of the DELCORA system to Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater, Inc.   DELCORA evaluated two alternatives: • Alternative 1 – No Action Alternative • Alternative 2 – Sale of the DELCORA system to Aqua   The selected Alternative for this plan is Alternative 2. Upon publication of this notice, a 30-day review and comment period is in effect. Anyone wishing to review and/or comment may do so during this 30-day period. The Plan Update will be made available on the DELCORA Website. Anyone requesting a hard copy of the plan should request it through the Contact Us tab of the DELCORA.org Website https://www.delcora.org/contact/contact-us/ or contact DELCORA at 610-876-5523 ext. 272.   Comments will be accepted in writing by mail at the DELCORA Administration Building, 100 East Fifth Street, Chester, PA 19013 Attention: Charles N. Hurst, PE, Director of Engineering or through the Contact Us…

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  AQUA PENNSYLVANIA WASTEWATER RECEIVES CONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE FOR DELCORA ASSET PURCHASE Important Next Step in Delivering Ratepayer Relief   CHESTER, PA (June 15, 2020) – The Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority (DELCORA) announced today that Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater, Inc., has received conditional acceptance of its application to acquire the assets of DELCORA from the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. This is the next step in the acquisition process and merging the operations of the two entities.   “This conditional acceptance is an important next step in the PUC approval process,” said Robert J. Willert, DELCORA Executive Director. “While the Delaware County Council continues to pursue strategies which will dramatically drive up ratepayers’ rates and raid the assets which belong to ratepayer, our plan allows for the mandated capital and maintenance improvements while keeping rates at a manageable 3% annual increase.”   The letter dated June 11 states, “The Commission writes to inform you that, upon review of the supplemental materials provided, it has conditionally accepted for filing the above-captioned application, as amended (Application).”   Background on Acquisition and Merger of Operations with Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater   On September 17, 2019 the DELCORA board of directors voted unanimously to approve…

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