Do we wait for the river to die to call it ill
BY JOHN MESSEDER
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission issued a report on the river
this week, with a call for more reliable funding of its assigned data
“The Commission’s goal is to make water resources information and
data available to the public and let that data speak for themselves, not
to rate or rank conditions,” said SRBC Executive Director Paul Swartz.
The SRBC was established by Congress in 1971 in a compact that included
New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland – respectively from the headwaters
of the 444-mile watercourse to its ending in the Chesapeake Bay. The
commission, based in Harrisburg, is charged with keeping track of the
waterway, and determining how much water actually is available for use
by consumers along its banks.
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