Susquehanna River Basin Compact (Maryland)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Maryland

Applies to States or Provinces Maryland
Name Susquehanna River Basin Compact (Maryland)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Susquehanna River Basin, map:

Last Review 2014-09-15


This legislation enables the state's entrance into the Susquehanna River Basin Compact, which provides for the conservation, development, and administration of the water resources of the Susquehanna River Basin. The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is responsible for coordinating water resource and planning efforts within the basin. The states of New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland are party to this compact.

The Compact established the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) as the agency to coordinate the water resources efforts of the three states and the federal government. The commissioners, or their alternates, meet periodically to act on applications for projects using water, adopt regulations, and direct planning and management activities affecting the basin's water resources.

Policy Contact

Department Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Address 1721 North Front Street
Place Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Zip/Postal Code 17102
Phone (717) 238-0423
Fax (717) 238-2436

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Environment Article, 5-301, Annotated Code of Maryland

Authority 2: COMAR 26.18.01