Interim Draft Wastewater Management Plan for Morris County (12/31/09)Morris Plains Borough
There are no additional minor facilities in Morris Plains Borough that have individual New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) discharge permits. However,Tables numbered 1a and 1b are reserved for such facilities if they are noted in the future.The existing treatment facilities, if any, are illustrated on Map 2M.
Environmental and Other Land Features
County-wide environmental features are shown on maps 5A & 5B.Morris Plains Borough is served by several State roadways and the Morris and Essex RailLine. Route 10 defines the northern portion of Morris Plains Borough. Both Route 202 andRoute 53 run northeast through the Borough. Small parks and recreational areas areinterspersed through the Borough, include Watnong Park and Morris Plains CommunityPark. Waterways include Watnong Brook that runs through the entire Borough andconnects to the Whippany River to the southwest.
Malapardis Brook tributary and multiplelakes are located along the eastern border of the Borough and the north branch of theWhippany River is located in the southwestern corner of the Borough.
Delineation of Service Areas and Planning Integration
Sewer Service Areas
The following are the sewer service areas within Morris Plains Borough. Existing areasserved and future SSAs are shown on Maps 2M and 3M, respectively. The facilitiesproviding treatment to these service areas have an associated facilities table in theAppendix.
Hanover Sewerage Authority STP (NJPDES NJ0024902; DSW) – This SSA servesapproximately 27 properties along the eastern border of the Borough.
Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital STP (NJPDES NJ0026689; DSW) – This smallSSA serves a single bordering Parsippany-Troy Hills Township. The actual facility islocated in Parsippany-Troy Hills Township.
Butterworth STP (NJPDES NJ0024911; DSW) - This SSA serves most of the Borough.This facility is included in the adopted and current Morris Township WMP and isnot to be amended by submission of this WMP. The facility information can befound in that WMP.
General Service Area
General Service Areas (GSAs) consist of those areas with discharges to groundwater of lessthan 2,000 gallons per day (i.e. residential septic systems) that are designated neither forsewer service nor as non-discharge areas.