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PLEASE READ! DRBC Operations & COVID-19 Resources

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DRBC Operations & Related Information

DRBC Operations:

As of March 21, 2022, DRBC is operational with staff working a hybrid schedule.

Until further notice DRBC's office building in West Trenton, N.J. remains closed to the public.

Contacting DRBC Staff:

The most effective way to reach staff is by email during routine working hours. 

Click here to view a listing of staff emails 

If you do not receive a response, or for general inquiries, please email contact@drbc.gov.

DRBC Public Hearings and Commission Meetings:

Please refer to the DRBC Upcoming Meetings webpage for the most up to date information on Public Hearings and Commission Business Meetings.

If you would like to sign up for upcoming meeting notices, please visit our Interest Form Page.

DRBC Advisory Committees:

Advisory committee meetings are planned to continue in remote format. To learn more about DRBC's advisory committees and meeting schedule, please visit the Advisory Committee webpage.

DRBC Docket and Permit Conditions:

The DRBC understands that the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 outbreak has created limitations for our regulated community, including water and wastewater systems. DRBC will continue work to be responsive to these circumstances by providing regulatory flexibility while protecting public health, public safety and the water resources of the Delaware River Basin.

Docket and permits conditions remain effective; however:

  • DRBC will attempt to align with changes to state permit condition requirements that may impact DRBC dockets and permits.

  • Requests for specific relief from a DRBC docket or permit conditions should be sent via e-mail to: David Kovach, P.G.

DRBC Compliance Discretion:

The Commission’s rules, regulations and related permit and docket conditions remain in place to protect the water resources of the Delaware River Basin.  

The Commission will exercise its enforcement discretion and flexibility on a case by case basis as needed during this unprecedented event.

PCB Program Submittals: 

Facilities with PCB sampling and minimization requirements are encouraged to submit data and reports to DRBC electronically to PCB_PMP@drbc.gov.

Questions regarding this guidance or any request for relief should be directed to Thomas Amidon.

DRBC Charges and Fees:

DRBC recognizes that there may be financial hardships and other impacts to payment processing and timing due to the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 outbreak.

If you would like to discuss any payments due to DRBC (including arranging for electronic payments), please contact: Elba Deck, C.P.A.

COVID-19: Drinking Water & Wastewater Resources

Below is a list of resources regarding COVID-19 and drinking water and wastewater.

Please visit each website for the most up to date information.