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ICPRB’s Quarterly Business Meeting to be held June 14

The Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB) will hold its 3rd-quarter business meeting on June 14, 2022.  The meeting will begin at 9:45 a.m. The Section for Cooperative Water Supply Operations on the Potomac (CO-OP) will begin at 8:30 a.m.

During the business meeting, the Commissioners will get an update on ICPRB recent activities and learn more about the current and historical moves to allow swimming in the Potomac River.

The draft agenda and historical meeting documents can be found on the Business Meetings page.

The meeting will be virtual. Members of the public who wish to view the proceedings should Contact Us no later than close-of-business on Friday, June 10, for a registration link.

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Water Supply Outlook for May

The May Water Supply Outlook for the Washington metropolitan area is now available, as are updated links to flow graphics and other information. There is an above-normal probability of releases from the Washington metropolitan area’s back-up water supply reservoirs for the 2022 summer and fall seasons. The average rain for the past 12-months was 5.6 inches below normal. The recent rain has helped improve that number.

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Join us: Spring into Nutrient Management in the Potomac Basin Webinar

Join ICPRB for our upcoming Webinar: Spring into Nutrient Management in the Potomac Basin on, May 20, 12-1pm.

Panelists will share information related to on-the-ground nutrient management for urban and landscaping practices, recommendations for homeowners, and innovations in agricultural nutrient management.  Presentations will be followed by Q&A with participants. 

The webinar is being hosted by the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin as part of the implementation of the Potomac Basin Comprehensive Water Resources Plan and will feature a panel of speakers from Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional Program, the Frederick News Post Community Garden, and the University of Maryland College Park. 

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Lettuce plants in a community garden.

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ICPRB Hiring for Office Manager Position

ICPRB is looking for a results-driven, hands-on, detail-oriented, and responsive Office Manager with strong interpersonal skills who can quickly become a key team player in this nimble organization. Learn more…

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Call for Presenters for the 2022 Potomac River Conference: A Conversation on PFAS

Submissions due April 22, 2022

The ICPRB is planning the 2022 Potomac River Conference – A Conversation on PFAS: Insights on ‘forever chemicals’ in the Potomac basin on September 22, 2022. The conference will highlight the state of the science, case studies, policy implications, management actions, and funding considerations.

We are seeking presenters to share their expertise in these and other related areas.

Submit your proposal today.

Sign up for email notifications of the conference and find updates about the event on the ICPRB Event page.