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Most Recent Commission Meeting Highlights
Meeting of September 13, 2018

The Delaware River Basin Commission held its regularly scheduled business meeting on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the RiverWinds Community Center, 1000 RiverWinds Drive, West Deptford, NJ 08086. Below is the business meeting agenda. Items will be added as they become available.

A public hearing was held earlier on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the West Trenton Volunteer Fire Company, 40 West Upper Ferry Road, West Trenton, NJ 08628. Items heard at the public hearing, which began at 1:30 p.m. and adjourned at approximately 1:55 p.m., included draft dockets for withdrawals, discharges, and other water-related projects subject to the commission's review.

Written comments on all matters heard on August 15 were accepted through 5 p.m. on August 20.


The business meeting on September 13, 2018 began at 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at approximately 11:05 a.m.; there was an open public comment session after the close of the business meeting, which ran until approximately 12:10 p.m.

The agenda for the business meeting follows, with links to the dockets approved (links to documents are added to this page as they become available). Items heard at the August 15, 2018 public hearing are noted by *. 

1. Welcome and Introductions. (J. Hoffman)

2. Minutes. (P. Bush; The minutes of the June 13, 2018 business meeting were approved by unanimous vote; pd 304 KB)

3. Announcements.

4. Hydrologic Report. (A. Shallcross)

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

Recognition of DRBC's Summer Photo Contest Winner

6. General Counsel’s Report. (K. Warren)

7. *Project Review Docket Applications. (D. Kovach) All dockets subject to public hearings on August 15, 2018 were approved unanimously by the commissioners on September 13, 2018, except for #16 and #27, which were postponed to allow for additional review after the public hearing date. 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.

View docket location map (pdf 562 KB).

  1. Minersville Sewer Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1970-201 CP-3.

  2. Margaretville Village (NY), groundwater and surface water withdrawal, D-1974-157 CP‑3.

  3. Lehigh County Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1977-041 CP-4.

  4. Borough of Bally (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1978-019 CP-3.

  5. Upper Merion Township (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1987-013 CP-3.

  6. Valley Township (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1988-031 CP-4.

  7. Upper Merion Township (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1992-051 CP-3.

  8. Pennsylvania American Water Company (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1992-064 CP‑4.

  9. Narrowsburg Water District (NY), groundwater withdrawal, D-1992-081 CP-3.

  10. Helix Ironwood, LLC (PA), surface water withdrawal, D-1997-045-3.

  11. Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater, Inc. (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2002-006 CP‑4.

  12. Borough of Slatington (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2003-015 CP-3.

  13. West Bradford Township (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2004-022 CP-3.

  14. Hydro Extrusions USA, LLC (PA), industrial wastewater treatment plant, D-2005-001‑5.

  15. Evergreen Community Power, LLC (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-2008-011-2.

  16. Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2013-008 CP-2. This docket has been postponed to allow additional time for review.

  17. Lehighton Water Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2014-006 CP-2.

  18. Green Lane - Marlborough Joint Authority (PA) wastewater treatment plant, D-1966-002 CP‑2.

  19. Merrill Creek Owners Group (NJ), surface water withdrawal, D-1977-110 CP-19.

  20. Berks County (PA) wastewater treatment plant, D-1990-036 CP-2.

  21. Pennsylvania American Water Company (PA), groundwater withdrawal, D-1997-034 CP-3.

  22. Borough of Kennett Square (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1999-017 CP-2.

  23. New Hanover Township Authority (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-1999-040 CP-4.

  24. Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater, Inc. (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2000-024-2.

  25. Lake Bryn Mawr Camp, Inc. (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2017-011-1.

  26. SPG, Inc. (PA), wastewater treatment plant, D-2018-002-1.

  27. Keystone Anthracite Company, Inc. (PA) surface water withdrawal, D-2018-003-1. This docket has been postponed to allow additional time for review.