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TOWAMENCIN TOWNSHIP

PROPOSED TMDL STRATEGY PLAN MODIFICATIONS


DECEMBER 2015

TMDL Strategy Plan Timeline


EPA/PADEP MS4 Permitting Program started in 2003
Skippack Creek Watershed Total Maximum Daily Load

(TMDL) was established in 2005


Establishing TMDL would have a significant impact on

MS4 Permitting Program requirements, starting in 2012.


A Waste Load Allocation (WLA) of 11,099,483 pounds per

year of Sediment Removal was assigned to the watershed


Towamencin Townships WLA was determined to be

2,446,075 lbs/year
Original TMDL Strategy Plan was submitted in September,

2012
Comments received from PADEP dated February 26, 2015

Revised Parsing Analysis

Original Parsing Plan from NOI - 2012

Only Township Roads and Township Property in Urbanized Area Included


Area of MS4 Responsibility = 1.047 sq. mi.

Revised Parsing Plan - 2015

All areas draining to or from Township Roads & Properties in Urbanized Areas
Included
Area of MS4 Responsibility = 5.725 sq. mi.

Updated Sediment Reduction


Requirements

Waste Load Allocation (WLA) from Original NO

Updated Waste Load Allocation (WLA)

Proposed Sediment Reduction


Projects

High Efficiency Street Sweeping

Towamencin Creek Interceptor


Streambank Stabilization

Kriebel Road Interceptor


Streambank Stabilization

Conversion of Township Property from


Maintained to Naturalized Areas

From lawn or farmland


to meadow

Meadow Conversion Properties

Proposed TMDL Strategy Plan


Implementation Schedule
Year to be
Completed
2008
2014
2015
2016
2016
2016
2016

Proposed Project

Estimated
Sediment
Reduction
(lbs./year)

Towamencin Township Pool


1,424
Stormwater Management Ordinance was amended to include BMPs N/A
and Low Impact Development
Streambank Stabilization as part of Towamencin Creek Interceptor 13,244
Improvement Project
Removing Sediment from Inlets
Removing Sediment from Roads with Street Sweeping with HighEfficiency Sweeper
Conversion of Township/Authority Properties from lawn or cropland to
meadow
Review of Stormwater Management Ordinance and Township
Engineering Standards to determine if additional revisions can be
made to increase the sediment reduction for new projects

412
6,533
28,018
N/A

2014-2019

Reduction of Sediment Anticipated from New Land Development 1,824


Projects since the Adoption of the revised Stormwater Management
Ordinance

2017

Streambank Stabilization as part of Kreibel Road Trail and Sanitary 23,650


Sewer Interceptor Improvement Project

75,105

Total

lbs./year

NEXT STEPS
Respond to any Public or Supervisor Comments
Finalize Proposed TMDL Strategy as required by PA

DEP
Response to PA DEP NOI Comments due

December 31, 2015 with updated TMDL Strategy


Continue to coordinate with Montgomery County

Stormwater Coalition and Skippack Creek


Watershed Committee to develop potential
Regional approach to address MS4 Permitting
Program Requirements

QUESTIONS?