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Meeting of March 11, 2020

The Delaware River Basin Commission held its regularly scheduled business meeting on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

Below is the business meeting agenda. Items will be added as they become available.

A public hearing was held earlier on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at DRBC's office building in West Trenton, N.J. Items heard at the public hearing, which began at 1:30 p.m., included one resolution and 21 draft dockets for withdrawals, discharges, and other water-related projects subject to the commission's review.

Written comments on all matters heard on February 12 were accepted through 5:00 p.m. on February 18.


The business meeting on March 11, 2020, began at 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at approximately 11:15 a.m.; there was an open public comment session after the close of the business meeting, which ran for approximately 20 minutes.

The agenda for the business meeting follows, with links to the items approved (links to documents are added to this page as they become available). Items heard at the February 12, 2020, public hearing are noted by *. 

1. Welcome and Introductions. (B. Ashby)

2. Minutes. (P. Bush; The minutes of the December 11, 2019 business meeting were approved by unanimous vote; pdf 258 KB)

3. Announcements.

4. Hydrologic Conditions Report. (A. Shallcross; pdf 1.7 MB)

5. Executive Director’s Report. (S. Tambini)

6. General Counsel & Assistant General Counsel Reports. (K. Warren and P. Bush)

7. *A Resolution to Adopt the Fiscal Year 2020-2022 Water Resources Program. (C. Pindar; this resolution was approved unanimously by the Commissioners; pdf 74 KB)

8. A Resolution for the Minutes Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Agreement for Engineering Services for a Feasibility Evaluation of Additional Storage Options for Meeting Demands. (C. Pindar; this resolution was approved unanimously by the Commissioners; pdf 79 KB)

9. *Project Review Docket Applications. (D. Kovach; approved dockets are all pdfs) 

  • Please note that at each of its public meetings, the Commission may consider action on any item for which a hearing has been completed or may defer one or more such items for consideration at a public meeting of the Commission on a future date.
  • Dockets #1-9 and #11-22 were subject to public hearings on February 12, 2020. 
  • Docket #10 was postponed to allow additional time for review prior to the February 12, 2020 public hearing.
  • Docket #23 was heard previously at the November 13, 2019 public hearing.
  • Dockets #1-9 and #11-23 were approved unanimously by the Commissioners on March 11, 2020.  

View docket location map for draft dockets heard on February 12, 2020

  1. Upper Southampton Township Municipal Authority (PA), Groundwater Withdrawal, D-1965-023 CP-3.

  2. Brodhead Creek Regional Authority (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1986-011 CP-5.

  3. Easton Area Joint Sewer Authority (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1987-010 CP-3.

  4. Fleetwood Borough Authority (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1987-054 CP-6.

  5. Township of Spring (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1988-077 CP-4.

  6. Joint Municipal Authority of Wyomissing Valley (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1991-009 CP-6

  7. Exelon Generation Company, LLC Eddystone Generating Station (PA), Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant and Non-Contact Cooling Water Discharge, D-1992-066 CP-3.

  8. Borough of Bally (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1994-044 CP-4.

  9. Aqua Pennsylvania Inc. – Honesdale System (PA), Groundwater Withdrawal, D-1995-057 CP-3.

  10. Northampton Generating Company LP (PA), Surface Water Withdrawal and Consumptive Use for Electric Generating and Cogenerating. This item was postponed to allow additional time for review. 

  11. Lehigh County Authority Heidelberg Heights (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1999-011 CP-3. 

  12. Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority, Harvey Avenue (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-1999-013 CP-4

  13. Dan Schantz Farm & Greenhouses, LLC (PA), Groundwater Withdrawal, D-1999-014-3. 

  14. Lehigh County Authority (PA), Groundwater Withdrawal and Interconnection, D-2001-020 CP-6.

  15. Exelon Generation Company, LLC, Fairless Hills Generating Station (PA), Non-Contact Cooling Water Discharge, D-2010-036 CP-3. 

  16. Upper Makefield Township, Dutchess Farms (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2016-006 CP-2.

  17. Bristol Township, Croyden (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant and Upgrade and Expansion, D-1990-098 CP-2.

  18. Plumstead Township (PA), Groundwater Withdrawal, D-1997-033 CP-4.

  19. Artesian Water Company, Inc. – Church Creek Regional System, (DE), Groundwater Withdrawal and Inclusion into Comprehensive Plan, D-2001-034 CP-2.

  20. Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, Ltd. (PA), Groundwater Withdrawal, D-2017-003-2.

  21. NP New Castle LLC, Schuylkill Mall (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2019-004-1.

  22. Pocono Mountain Industries (PA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, D-2019-008-1.

  23. Grand Central Sanitary Landfill, Inc. (PA), Leachate Treatment Plant, D-1988-052-5.