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Tioga River Abandoned Mine Drainage Treatment Plant Project - Abandoned mine discharges have polluted the Tioga River for more than a century. Now the SRBC, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and the Tioga County Concerned Citizens Committee have a plan to stop it. See our revised web pages that include an overview of mining history, environmental impacts, and the Tioga River Restoration Project and Story Map companion.

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SRBC to Hold Business Meeting in Baltimore - The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is conducting its quarterly business meeting on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 9:00 a.m., in Baltimore, Maryland.

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$6.6 Million in Grants Awarded to Consumptive Use Mitigation Projects - The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is thrilled to announce $6.6 Million in grant funding for 14 projects that will improve water availability and water quality in the basin during droughts.

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SRBC to Hold Public Hearing on Water Project Applications - The Susquehanna River Basin Commission will hold a public hearing on May 5, 2022. Subjects covered by the hearing include applications for several water withdrawal and consumptive use projects including one diversion application and one Commission-initiated project approval modification.

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Lower Susquehanna Source Water Protection Partnership Hybrid Meeting -  The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is hosting a hybrid meeting with topics including the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan Phase 3.

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Monthly Minute April 2022

  • Riparian Restoration by SRBC
  • Round 2 - Groundwater Level Monitoring Grants
  • Eels in the Classroom Program

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The Guardian, the Commission’s electronic newsletter, informs our stakeholders on a quarterly basis of important studies and technical projects, proposed policies and regulations, and other items of interest to residents, communities, and businesses of the Susquehanna River Basin. The Spring 2022 topics include: Restoring Life After Mining, Groundwater Level Monitoring Grant Program, Webinar Series a Success, Welcoming New Faces, and A World-Class Monitoring System Story.

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Alternative Hydrogeologic Evaluation (AHE) Process Workshop in Harrisburg, Pa. -  The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is hosting an in-person technical training for consultants and geologists to provide in-depth discussion about the AHE Process and to work through example AHE project exercises.

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Susquehanna River Basin Commission Annual Report 2021 - The 2021 annual report highlights the Commission’s work to enhance public welfare through comprehensive planning, water supply allocation, and management of the water resources of the Susquehanna River Basin. This report highlights initiatives in which our role as river steward has evolved over the years, reflecting our ability to adapt to changing needs.

2021 Annual Report

Groundwater Level Monitoring Grants - The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is excited to announce a second round of its Groundwater Level Monitoring Grant Program. The program is designed to assist projects with collecting and reporting water level data in groundwater wells within the Basin.

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Continuous Instream Monitoring Story Map - View a recently completed story map that provides an overview of SRBC's Continuous Instream Monitoring System, its history, sampling locations, and a dashboard of sample results.

Story Map      Dashboard

Updated Comprehensive Plan and Water Resources Program - SRBC recently adopted an updated Comprehensive Plan that outlines the vision, needs, and strategy for effectively managing the water resources of the basin over the next 20 years. The Plan will be implemented through an updated Water Resources Program that presents the priority water resources needs of the basin over the next three fiscal years and the key projects proposed to satisfy those needs.

Comprehensive Plan      Water Resources Program      News Release

2021 Annual Report

Our 2021 annual report highlights the Commission’s work to enhance public welfare through comprehensive planning, water supply allocation, and management of the water resources of the Susquehanna River Basin.

Annual Report