Scrapbook Photo 08/02/20 - PA Has LONG Way To Go To Clean Up Our Part Of Chesapeake Bay Watershed:
60 Of 133 Drilling Water Withdrawal Points Were Under Drought Restrictions In Susquehanna

Before the rains this week, the Susquehanna River Basin Commission had prohibited Marcellus Shale drilling water withdrawals from 60 of 133 approved water withdrawal points due to drought conditions in the watershed.

           SRBC has approved a total of 133 drilling water withdrawal points, 81 of those have conditions that require the suspension of water withdrawals during severe drought conditions.
            For more information visit SRBC's Drought Coordination Center and their Marcellus Shale Regulation webpages.
            NewsClips: Rain Will Put A Quick End To Drought
                                Record Rainfall Pounds Drought-Stricken Region
                                Flood-Prone Areas Keep Eye On River
                                Caution Key As Floods Forecast


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