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The Science behind Water Management

What is the latest science telling us about the health of the Susquehanna River and its tributaries? How does that science help water managers strike the right balance among competing uses in a way that maintains the river's resources?

That was the premise of the first-ever Susquehanna Water Science Forum sponsored by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) on October 7 & 8th in Camp Hill, Pa. The forum was designed to collectively ask researchers what they know -- or don’t know --about threats to the river’s ecosystems and water resources, where scientists need to do more research, and how policy leaders can use the latest findings to make better water management decisions.   Continue Reading...

From Science to Sustainable Water Resources Management

Forum Topics

  • Identifying Greatest Stressors to Aquatic Ecosystem Integrity
  • Evaluating Effects of Stressors
  • Balancing Competing Users for Long-term Sustainability
  • Using Science to Achieve Balanced Policy and Regulation