Yesterday (March 21st) Capital Region Water announced a proposal to conserve its 8,000 acre DeHart Watershed Property (the source of your drinking water) in Dauphin County by easement in partnership with the Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, and Fort Indiantown Gap.
Under the proposal, Capital Region Water will receive approximately $9 million through the Fort Indiantown Gap Army Compatible Use Buffer program to grant a conservation easement limiting development on the property.
This proposal will be voted on at Capital Region Water's Board of Directors meeting on April 27th. Public comments will be accepted until April 8th and can be submitted online, through the mail, email, and in person at public hearings on March 23rd and March 29th.
Visit our website to learn more about this proposal and make your comments today.