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Field activities may be occurring in your area.  These activities include surface and underground investigations.  DELCORA has contracted firms to perform this work.  Notifications will be made as necessary and all efforts to minimize impact to the community will be taken.  If you have any questions about this work, please use the Contact Us box on the website or 610-876-5523 Ext. 272 and leave a message and a DELCORA representative will get back to you.

Keep an eye out for more information about what this means for you. And, you can always check here to see updates on progress and status.

To review a copy of the final Eastern Service Area Act 537 Plan CLICK HERE.

DELCORA Wastewater Tunnel Project
Investing in Our Community. Saving Money for Taxpayers. Creating Local Jobs.

DELCORA Public Meetings:

Monday, March 21, 2022 – Public Meeting March 21, 2022 Presentation

Thursday, April 21, 2022 – Public Meeting April 21, 2022 Presentation

Monday, April 25, 2022 – Public Meeting April 25, 2022 Presentation

Thursday, April 28, 2022 – Public Meeting – April 28, 2022 Presentation

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 – Public Meeting – September 21, 2022 Presentation


Notice is hereby given that DELCORA and the City of Chester will host a public meeting on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at Chester City Hall – Council Chambers, 1 E. 4th St., Chester, PA. The meeting will address the planned expansion of the DELCORA wastewater system through the construction of a tunnel.

Several permits and approvals are required before the expansion can move forward: DELCORA Wastewater Tunnel Project (PADEP # E2301221-018)(CENAP-OPR-2020-0761) – Joint Permit Application; DELCORA Wastewater Tunnel Project PAD230060 (APS ID No. 1066176); DELCORA NPDES Discharge Permit Amendment Application (PA0027103); Act 537 Sewage Facilities Planning; DELCORA Water Quality Management (WQM) Part II Permit – DELCORA Wastewater Tunnel and PS-7 (#2322404); Submerged Lands License Agreement; PAG-10 Hydrostatic Discharge Permit (if applicable);  DELCORA Water Quality Management (WQM) Part II Permit – WRTP; Delaware River Basin Commission Docket (D-1992-018 CP-4) Modification.

Anyone interested is invited to attend (or watch via Chester City Council Facebook Page) and learn about the project and permitting process.