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Amy Shallcross, P.E.

Amy Shallcross is the Manager of Water Resource Operations at the Delaware River Basin Commission. She has twenty-eight years of experience as a hydraulic, hydrologic and water quality modeler for the assessment and support of reservoir operations, storm water management, combined sewer overflow controls and waste load allocation studies. At the Commission, she coordinates reservoir releases with different reservoir operators and agencies to maintain adequate flows in the river to support drinking water purveyors, industry, recreation and aquatic life. 

She also directs water supply modeling and planning studies to assess the sustainability of water resource goals under predicted changes in climate. Shallcross engages stakeholders in water resource planning activities and works extensively with government agencies to set management goals.

She serves as the Commission’s liaison to the DRBC’s Flood Advisory and Regulated Flow Advisory committees.

Previously, she worked for the New Jersey Water Supply Authority as a water resources engineer and watershed management planner. 

Shallcross serves on the Mid-Atlantic River Forecast Center Customer Advisory Board and is the current Chair of the Interstate Council on Water Policy and its Water Data and Science Committee (2019).

Shallcross is a licensed professional engineer in the State of New Jersey with a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Civil and Water Resources Engineering from Tufts University.