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. The Commission is currently developing an updated Plan that will become effective in 2021, which marks the halfway point in the 100-year Susquehanna River Basin Compact.

Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan will be part of a Commission public hearing to be held on May 14, 2020 via Conference Call 1-888-387-8686, Conference Room Code #9179686050 and are scheduled for Commission action at its next business meeting tentatively scheduled for June 14, 2020. The Plan is to be amended by adding: 1) projects approved by the Commission from July 2019 through June 2020; and 2) an updated Water Resources Program for fiscal years 2019 through 2021.

Please click this link to submit written comments by May 27, 2020.

On June 14, 2019, the Plan was amended by adding (1) the projects approved by the Commission from July 2018 through June 2019 and (2) the annual Water Resources Program (Fiscal Years 2019 ‐ 2021; June 2019 Update). The current Plan and it’s appendices can be found at the links below.

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