Authorities, Regulations and Guidance

This page includes links to DRBC authorities, regulations, and guidance. For more information on DRBC programs (Water Supply and Conservation, Project Review/Permitting, etc...), please click on the 'Programs' tab at the top of this page.

Delaware River Basin Compact (pdf 171 KB; creates the DRBC)

Administrative Manual/Rules of Practice and Procedure (pdf 90 KB)

Delaware River Basin Water Code (pdf 1.3 MB)

Basin Regulations

Southeastern Pennsylvania Ground Water Protected Area (pdf 178 KB)

Comprehensive Plan - 2001 (pdf 1.5 MB)

Comprehensive Plan - 1962 (pdf 1.5 MB)

Penalty Matrix (pdf 60 KB; approved via DRBC Resolution 2009-13)

Administrative Agreements (Administrative Agreements are between the DRBC and the four basin states)

Recently Approved Rule(s)

Rulemaking(s) Pending DRBC Approval