Subcommittee on Ecological Flows (SEF) - RFAC Subcommittee
A Subcommittee of the Regulated Flow Advisory Committee

In March 2018, the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) adopted Resolution 2018-2 (pdf 381 KB) which re-established the Subcommittee on Ecological Flows (SEF) under the Regulated Flow Advisory Committee (RFAC).

The SEF will report to the RFAC, providing scientific and technical information and advice about ecological flow goals and the effect of flow management programs on habitat and ecological health.

Subcommittee Liaison: Jake Bransky, (609) 883-9500 ext. 230

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Subcommittee Members

RFAC Charge to SEF:

SEF Objectives:

To provide scientifically-based information and recommendations to the RFAC, as requested, regarding:

  • Flows for the maintenance of healthy aquatic ecosystems, including consideration of water quality impacts over a range of regulated flows;
  • Sensitive species that could be impacted by regulated flows;
  • Flow regimes, thermal mitigation, and flow change mitigation;
  • The effects of existing and proposed regulated flows on habitat and ecological health; and
  • Such other, related matters as the RFAC may deem necessary or appropriate.

SEF Products:

Subcommittee Meeting Agendas/Info

October 4, 2018 (pdf 453 KB)

November 8, 2018

December 18, 2018 (pdf 443 KB)

February 19, 2019

March 25, 2019 (pdf 214 KB)

April 23, 2019 (pdf 212 KB)

June 19, 2019 (pdf 225 KB)

September 17, 2019 (pdf 232 KB)

January 21, 2020 (pdf 221 KB)