News, Publications, and Library Resources
Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin
We offer a variety of newsletters, reports, and journals to keep the public informed about the Potomac River basin.
Reports and journal articles authored or co-authored by ICPRB staff are available for download.
First published in May of 2013, this email newsletter contains short articles on ICPRB activities and a media digest of Potomac basin-related articles from around the region. An archive of the Potomac News Reservoir can be found in the News section.
A quarterly newsletter, the Potomac Basin Reporter, was published in paper format from 1945 through 2012. An electronic format of the newsletter was re-introduced in 2017. Archives are available online. Containing long-form articles on current water quality issues within the basin, they are an excellent resource for a historical perspective on the Potomac River.
A library of more than 2,500 volumes of Potomac-related reports, books, and other holdings is housed at the ICPRB office in Rockville, Md. It contains many historical government agency reports and studies, books, magazines, and some film and video. The library is open to the public by appointment only. Call (301) 984-1908 or contact us in advance with your information needs and we will see if your document is available or what we hold on your subject of interest.