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Kristina Peacock-Jones Named New Pennsylvania Alternate Commissioner

The Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin Welcomes new Pennsylvania Alternate Commissioner Kristina Peacock-Jones. Peacock-Jones serves the Commonwealth as a Program Manager in the Compacts and Commissions Office at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and serves as the Commonwealth Drought Coordinator.

She manages the State Water Plan and Coastal Resources Management Program Sections and has experience with various grant programs. She began working at DEP seven years ago in the Bureau of Safe Drinking Water as the Environmental Group Manager of the Source Protection and Allocation Section. Previously, Peacock-Jones worked as an environmental and civil engineering consultant in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey. She has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Environmental Engineering from Drexel University and is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania.

Peacock-Jones serves as an alternate to ICPRB Pennsylvania Commissioner Patrick McDonell, the DEP secretary. She replaces Summer Kunkel, also a DEP staff member.

Peacock-Jones’ wealth of background and experience make her a valuable new member of ICPRB, and we welcome her aboard.

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ICPRB 4th Quarter Business Meeting August 31, 2021

The Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB) will hold its quarterly business meeting virtually on August 31, 2021.

The Section for Cooperative Water Supply Operations on the Potomac (CO-OP) will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will feature an update on efforts to increase supplemental storage for the metropolitan area water supply.

The ICPRB meeting will begin at 9:45 a.m. Commissioners will get an update on the Land Prioritization Project, which assists planners in targeting land conservation efforts that can benefit drinking water source quality and ongoing enhancements to spill modeling to protect drinking water and water quality from contamination. The commissioners also will receive a report on ICPRB’s evolving Justice, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion policy.

Members of the public who wish to view the proceedings should send a request through our Contact Us page no later than close-of-business on August 26. You will be sent a link to the meeting.