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

On March 14, 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

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.