Broomall’s Dam update (last updated 5-31-2022)

Oct 9, 2021 by

At their October 6, 2021 legislative meeting, Delaware County Council announced an ordinance to take 4.7 acres of the Broomall’s...

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Broomall’s Dam in the Media Borough Open Space Survey

Dec 21, 2020 by

Media Borough is again seeking public input about the Broomall’s Dam/Third Street Project. If built, a new dam would have a...

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2-22-2017 What’s up with the dam coming down?

Feb 10, 2017 by

Public Meeting about 3rd Street & Broomall’s Dam with DEP On Wednesday, February 22 at 6pm, at the Media Borough Parlor...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: new Spring date for partial dam...

Jan 23, 2017 by

As we previously reported, the PA Department of Environmental Protection decided in October 2015 to schedule a partial breach of...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: Temporary Partial Breach this fall

May 23, 2016 by

As we reported in October 2015, the the PA Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) will conduct a “temporary partial...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: PennDOT Funding

Nov 14, 2015 by

PennDOT May Not Pay for Dam Replacement if a Bridge is Less Expensive Responding to the decision by the Pennsylvania Department of...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: temporary dam removal

Oct 15, 2015 by

As reported by Media Borough Council President Brian Hall at tonight’s Council meeting, the PA Department of Environmental...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: Ownership & Emergency Action Pla...

Jul 20, 2015 by

On Thursday, July 16th, the seven members of Media Borough Council voted unanimously for a resolution declaring that the Borough was...

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Third Street Update & Dam Construction Timeline

Apr 10, 2015 by

John Harrison from Schnabel Engineering gave an update on the Third Street project at the Media Borough Council Workshop meeting on...

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Third Street Litigation: Ruling by Judge Proud

Jun 28, 2014 by

We are disappointed to report that Judge Proud ruled yesterday in favor of BLCC’s Petition for Contempt and Enforcement of...

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Third Street Litigation: Hearing with Judge Proud

May 9, 2014 by

Today was the hearing before Judge Proud between Media Borough, Broomall’s Lake Country Club (BLCC), and Delaware County. The...

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3rd Street Update & Broomall’s Dam Safety

Apr 24, 2014 by

There was no resolution to the 3rd Street Litigation at the March 31 conference before Judge Proud,with Media Borough, Broomall’s...

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Update: 3rd Street & Broomall’s Lake

Mar 19, 2014 by

There is a conference about the 3rd Street Litigation scheduled for March 31, 2014 between Media Borough, Broomall’s Lake...

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3rd Street Litigation Update: Commonwealth Court

Dec 12, 2013 by

A December 9, 2013 ruling by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court vacated Judge Proud’s February 2013 Order revoking the Stipulation...

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Update: PA DEP & Broomall’s Lake Water Level

Nov 22, 2013 by

As we previously reported, on June 12 this year, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) siphoned water from...

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Fall Update: 3rd Street Litigation Status

Nov 18, 2013 by

Currently we await a decision by the Commonwealth Court on whether it will reinstate the 2011 Stipulation Agreement between Media...

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Protect the Park – Remove the Dam – Restore the ...

Aug 10, 2013 by

It’s a dam, not a bridge. Broomall’s Dam on Third Street is often called a “bridge.” In fact, it is a high hazard dam with a...

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PA DEP & Broomall’s Lake Water Level

Jun 12, 2013 by

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) is siphoning water from Broomall’s Lake. This is in...

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Letter to the Editor on DEP and Broomall’s Dam

Jun 10, 2013 by

What follows is our Letter to the Editor sent on June 10, 2013 to local newspapers:    On May 10, 2013, the Pennsylvania...

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Statement of Support for Dam Removal & Stream Restorati...

Apr 18, 2013 by

On Monday, February 25, 2013, Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Judge James Proud revoked the 2011 Stipulation Agreement between...

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