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Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan

RFP for Verified Nutrient Reductions

Conowingo WIP

Executive Director's Message

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Consumptive Use Mitigation Grant Program

Application Window Opened November 1, 2023!

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What's New

SRBC to Hold Business Meeting in Corning, New York - SRBC is conducting its quarterly business meeting on Thursday, December 14, at 9 a.m. in Corning, New York. The Commissioners will consider action on several agenda items, including presentation of the William W. Jeanes, Sr. Award; approval of contracts, grants, and agreements; a motion to release a proposed general permit for public comment; a motion to release a proposed rulemaking for public comment; ratification of two settlement agreements for regulatory violations; and 20 regulatory program water projects.

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Groundbreaking Groundwater Recharge Study Released - SRBC has published a groundbreaking study focused on groundwater recharge potential in over-utilized areas with limited water availability. The study – Identifying Optimal Groundwater Recharge Locations and Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas within the Susquehanna River Basin – was completed by the Commission to help identify important areas of the basin.

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Monthly Minute November 2023

A 60 second summary of what's been happening at the Susquehanna River Basin Commission.

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Conowingo Pay for Success Program - SRBC is releasing a request for proposals (RFP) for projects that mitigate water quality impacts of the Conowingo Reservoir on the Chesapeake Bay. Through a memorandum of understanding, the SRBC will act as financing authority to administer more than $20 million provided by the state of Maryland to meet nutrient reduction goals of the Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan (CWIP).

News Release

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 Fall 2023 topics include: Executive Director's Message; So Many Ways to Save; A Little Goes a Long Way; Navigating to the Money; Changing as Our Climate Changes; Permitting Done Better; In Good Hands; and Downstream Happenings.


General Permit 02 - effective October 1st, 2023

The Commission has approved a new general permit that allows for the withdrawal of groundwater from wells for emergency uses or maintenance activities.

Fact Sheet GP-02

New Local Watersheds Grant Announced

SRBC is announcing a new grant program aimed at supporting local organizations dedicated to the health and wellness of our local watersheds. The Stream & Watershed Enhancement Grant program will provide funding for community-based environmental and water resource projects or events that improve, restore or protect our Basin’s waterways.

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Money for Monitoring Awarded

SRBC is happy to award more than $75,000 in grant money for groundwater level monitoring efforts. In this third year of the grant program, awarded money will help 12 Commission-regulated projects purchase and install equipment to meet required monitoring and reporting of water levels.

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SRBC to Assess Abandoned Mine Pollution in the Moshannon Creek Watershed - The SRBC has received a nearly $150,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to spearhead an in-depth investigation into abandoned mine drainage polluting the Moshannon Creek Watershed.

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More than $6 Million Going to Consumptive Use Mitigation Projects - The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is happy to announce more than six million in grant funding for 23 projects that will improve the sustainability of streamflows and groundwater during times of drought.

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2022 Annual Report

Our 2022 annual report highlights the remarkable achievements and continued dedication of our staff and partners in managing and maintaining the Susquehanna River Basin.

Annual Report