Instream Flow Studies: Susquehanna Basin and Pennsylvania

by Donald R. Jackson, (M.ASCE), Susquehanna River Basin Commission, Harrisburg, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Policy and Management: Solving the Problems


Proposed methodology for developing regional criteria for determining instream flow needs are described. The methodology includes: classification of streams; reconnaissance level studies of differences among stream classifications; detailed studies of selected streams within and among classifications; and a study of the sensitivity of instream flow needs to certain physical variables.

Subject Headings: Instream flow | Basins | Rivers and streams | Water resources | Sensitivity analysis | Streamflow | River flow | Water flow | Pennsylvania | United States

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