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Comprehensive Plan

The Commission’s Comprehensive Plan for the Water Resources of the Susquehanna River Basin updated and adopted in December 2013, with amendments to follow each year - provides a framework for the Commission to manage and develop the basin’s water resources and serves as a guide for all Commission programs and activities. The Plan is also a resource for the Commission’s member jurisdictions, water resource managers, private sector interests and others in the basin. The Plan calls for a five-year update to help ensure the Plan is current and of long-term value and usefulness.

Amendments to the Plan will be part of a Commission public hearing to be held on May 10, 2018, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (see Public Participation Center) and are scheduled for Commission action at its next business meeting, tentatively scheduled for June 15, 2018. The plan is to be amended by adding: 1) projects approved by the Commission from July 2017 through June 2018; and 2) the annual Water Resources Program FY2019/2021. Written comments can be submitted by May 21, 2018, on the Public Participation Center.

To separately view and download maps used in the Plan and other Commission projects and programs, visit Maps and Data Atlas.