Merrimack River Flood Control Compact

The principal purposes of this compact are: (a) to promote interstate comity among and between the signatory states; (b) to provide adequate storage capacity for impounding the waters of the Merrimack River and its tributaries for the protection of life and property from floods; and (c) to provide a joint or common agency through which the signatory states, while promoting, protecting and preserving to each the local interest and sovereignty of the respective signatory states, may more effectively cooperate in accomplishing the object of flood control and water resources utilization in the basin of the Merrimack River and its tributaries.
Category: Water

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Massachusetts ALM Spec L 123:1 to 6 1956
New Hampshire RSA 484:7-484:12 1989