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Narrative: Lincoln Park

Narrative: Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park Borough (1416)
This municipal chapter is an element of the Morris County Wastewater Management Planprepared by the Morris County Department of Planning and Development in accordancewith N.J.A.C. 7:15.Lincoln Park Borough, originally part of Pequannock Township, was home to Dutch settlersas early as 1690. Local residents originally called this area "Beavertown" and "Two Bridges."The name "Lincoln Park" was adopted in 1872 to honor President Lincoln and laterincorporated in 1922.Lincoln Park Borough is located in the eastern portion of Morris County and encompassesapproximately 7.0 square miles. Approximately 30% of the Borough consists of protectedopen space and recreation areas. The borough’s residential areas are located north and southof Route 202, with the industrial and commercially zoned areas focused along Route 202.The Borough zoning designations are shown on Map 4M.The Census Bureau estimates Lincoln Park Borough had a population of 10,635 in 2008. Thepopulation has declined by three percent (3%) since 2000.Following are some important considerations for this municipality with respect towastewater management planning:
Lincoln Park Borough is considered a non-urban municipality.
The municipality is not located within the Highlands Region.In this document the following terms are used frequently:
EDUs – Equivalent Dwelling Units- a measure where one unit isequivalent to wastewater effluentfrom one dwelling unit. NJDEPdefines a dwelling unit to meanany building or portion of abuilding, permanent or temporary,used or proposed to be used as aresidence either seasonally orthroughout the year. Most often,EDU is used in reference to asingle family home.
gpd – gallons per day, a unit offlow measurement.
GSA – General Service Area –represents the area to be served byresidential septic systems. NJDEPrefers to septic systems asdischarges to groundwater with adesign capacity of less than 2,000gallons per day.
GW – groundwater
HUC11 - Hydrologic Unit Codeconsisting of 11 digits – a UnitedStates Geological Survey (USGS)standard designation forsubwatersheds delineated basedon topography.
 Interim Draft Wastewater Management Plan for Morris County (04/22/10)
Lincoln Park Borough 
HUC14 – Hydrologic Unit Codeconsisting of 14 digits – a USGSstandard designation forsubwatersheds delineated basedon topography.
mgd – million gallons per day, aunit of flow measurement.
NDM - Nitrate Dilution Model –The NDM) is required by NJDEPand follows the calculationsmethodology developed by theNew Jersey Geological Service(NJGS). The NDM uses the soilstype to estimate the minimum lotsize needed to provide enoughrecharge to dilute nitrate to aspecified target. This method isintended to be a guide forestimating the impact of nitratefrom septic tanks on groundwaterquality. The NDM uses theminimum lot size to calculate thenumber of EDUs possible for agiven area.
Non-discharge areas - areas whereadditional wastewater generationand/or discharge are prohibited.
SSA – Sewer Service Area –represents the area to be served bya centralized treatment facility.
STP – Sewage Treatment Plant
SW – surface water
WMP – Wastewater ManagementPlan
WPCF – Water Pollution ControlFacility
WPCP – Water Pollution ControlPlant
WWTP – Wastewater TreatmentPlant
Existing Infrastructure
The existing wastewater collection and conveyance infrastructure within this municipalityconsists of the following:
Collection System – Lincoln Park Borough is developed along the eastern and centralportions of the Borough. The collection system and associated trunk sewers conveyflow from these populated areas primarily to the Two Bridges Sewer Authority(TBSA).
Pumping Stations – There are three pumping stations located in the southern portionof Lincoln Park Borough. One of the pumping stations is a larger pumping stationassociated with trunk sewer lines. The remaining two are smaller, conveying flowfrom low-lying areas to the surrounding collection system.The existing major wastewater treatment facilities located within the municipality include:
 Interim Draft Wastewater Management Plan for Morris County (04/22/10)Lincoln Park Borough 
Two Bridges Sewer Authority (TBSA) WWTP – This is the wastewater treatmentfacility serving nearly the entire Borough.Tables 1a and 1b includes additional minor facilities in Lincoln Park regulated throughNJDEP that have individual New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES)discharge permits. Table 1a shows facilities which are indicated as discharge togroundwater (DGW). There are no minor facilities indicated as discharge to surface water(DSW) in the municipality. However, Table numbered 1b is reserved for such facilities ifthey are noted in the future.The existing treatment facilities are illustrated on Map 2M.

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