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Methodology for 2022 Water Quality Assessment: Comments Due February 18, 2022

The Delaware River Basin Commission is hereby giving notice that the methodology proposed to be used in the 2022 Delaware River and Bay Water Quality Assessment Report is available for review and public comment.

Draft Methodology

Deadline

  • Comments on the draft methodology or recommendations for the consideration of data sets must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. on February 18, 2022.

Instructions for Submitting Comments

Comments will be accepted by the following methods:

  • Via email to john.yagecic@drbc.gov, with "Water Quality Assessment 2022" as the subject line;

  • Via fax to 609-883-9522;

  • Via U.S. Mail to DRBC, Attn: Water Quality Assessment 2022, P.O. Box 7360, West Trenton, NJ 08628-0360;

  • Via private carrier to DRBC, Attn: Water Quality Assessment 2022, 25 Cosey Rd., West Trenton, NJ 08628-0360; or

  • By hand to the latter address. 

All submissions should have the phrase "Water Quality Assessment 2022" in the subject line and should include the name, address (street address optional), and affiliation, if any, of the commenter.

Supplementary Information

The DRBC currently is compiling data for the 2022 Delaware River and Bay Water Quality Assessment Report ("2022 Assessment") required by the federal Clean Water Act ("CWA").

The 2022 Assessment will present the extent to which waters of the Delaware River and Bay are attaining designated uses in accordance with Section 305(b) of the CWA and the commission's Water Quality Regulations, 18 CFR Part 410, and will identify impaired waters, which consist of waters in which surface water quality standards are not being met.

For More Information

Jacob Bransky, Aquatic Biologist at jacob.bransky@drbc.gov

 

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Notice Posted: November 22, 2021
Pamela M. Bush, Esq.
Commission Secretary
609-883-9500 ext. 203