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A news magazine about the Delaware River and the people who use it.

A news magazine about the Delaware River and the people who use it.

4 of the biggest threats facing the Delaware River, according to experts

Four threats to the Delaware River: Pollution, especially plastic pollution; climate change; development and dissociation
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DRBC intensifies its focus on climate change

How will climate change affect the Delaware River Basin? That's the question that the Delaware River Basin Commission wants to answer.
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Wall on I-80 gets cold shoulder from Pa. and N.J. neighbors

Special to Delaware Currents KNOWLTON TWP., NJ – The New Jersey Department of Transportation wants to build a barrier to protect drivers from falling rocks along a section of I-80 in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area that some have called the “Jurassic Park fence.” Neighbors and officials aren’t happy at the prospect and held a meeting…
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ALL the watershed folks were in Allentown, PA to talk about ALL the watershed issues (there are lots of them!!)
But the work continues!

The Coalition for the Delaware Watershed held its annual conference in Allentown Oct.,16 and 17th. Here are all the tweets that Delaware Currents sent out gathered together!!
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So what’s happening in the upper, upper Delaware? (A lot)

At the Friends of the Upper Delaware's Water, Water Everywhere conference, collaboration was the star of the show. Here are all the tweets from Delaware Currents from the conference.
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U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado promises support for a Delaware River Congressional caucus
Delaware Currents exclusive

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-19) at a recent press conference in Deposit, N.Y. held to celebrate $1.2 million federal dollars coming to the Upper Delawre River. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
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Wastewater treatment plants: problem and solution for a healthier Delaware River
Second in a series: dissolved oxygen and the Atlantic sturgeon

Just like us, fish need oxygen to breath, though they get their oxygen from the water they swim in. The Atlantic sturgeon is an endangered species that has returned to the cleaner Delaware River but their future is threatened because sometimes there isn't enough oxygen for their young to thrive.
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Clean water? Mind your pees and carbons!

The first in a series that examines the delicate relationship between dissolved oxygen in the Delaware River and Bay and an endangered species, the Atlantic sturgeon.
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Finding the Goldilocks solution: Getting the temperature just right in the Delaware River

How two New York City reservoirs capture and release Delaware River headwaaters has been a bone of contention in the upper river for years. A solution for part of the problem may be in sight. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
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States and feds leave DRBC high and dry — again
Editorial Report

Time and again, the Delaware River Basin Commission has to recalculate and reassess its projects because the states and the federal government fail to live up to their financial promises.
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A potpourri of problems for scientists in the Delaware River and Bay

Microplastics are a hot topic in the Delaware River and bay, as are PFAS and various harmful bacteria near the outflow of wastewater treatment plants all over the watershed. The unsung work of the DRBC's advisory committees is ON it!!!
Read More

DRBC intensifies its focus on climate change

How will climate change affect the Delaware River Basin? That's the question that the Delaware River Basin Commission wants to answer.
Read More

Wall on I-80 gets cold shoulder from Pa. and N.J. neighbors

Special to Delaware Currents KNOWLTON TWP., NJ – The New Jersey Department of Transportation wants to build a barrier to protect drivers from falling rocks along a section of I-80 in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area that some have called the “Jurassic Park fence.” Neighbors and officials aren’t happy at the prospect and held a meeting…
Read More

ALL the watershed folks were in Allentown, PA to talk about ALL the watershed issues (there are lots of them!!)
But the work continues!

The Coalition for the Delaware Watershed held its annual conference in Allentown Oct.,16 and 17th. Here are all the tweets that Delaware Currents sent out gathered together!!
Read More

So what’s happening in the upper, upper Delaware? (A lot)

At the Friends of the Upper Delaware's Water, Water Everywhere conference, collaboration was the star of the show. Here are all the tweets from Delaware Currents from the conference.
Read More

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado promises support for a Delaware River Congressional caucus
Delaware Currents exclusive

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-19) at a recent press conference in Deposit, N.Y. held to celebrate $1.2 million federal dollars coming to the Upper Delawre River. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
Read More

Wastewater treatment plants: problem and solution for a healthier Delaware River
Second in a series: dissolved oxygen and the Atlantic sturgeon

Just like us, fish need oxygen to breath, though they get their oxygen from the water they swim in. The Atlantic sturgeon is an endangered species that has returned to the cleaner Delaware River but their future is threatened because sometimes there isn't enough oxygen for their young to thrive.
Read More

Clean water? Mind your pees and carbons!

The first in a series that examines the delicate relationship between dissolved oxygen in the Delaware River and Bay and an endangered species, the Atlantic sturgeon.
Read More

Finding the Goldilocks solution: Getting the temperature just right in the Delaware River

How two New York City reservoirs capture and release Delaware River headwaaters has been a bone of contention in the upper river for years. A solution for part of the problem may be in sight. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
Read More

States and feds leave DRBC high and dry — again
Editorial Report

Time and again, the Delaware River Basin Commission has to recalculate and reassess its projects because the states and the federal government fail to live up to their financial promises.
Read More

A potpourri of problems for scientists in the Delaware River and Bay

Microplastics are a hot topic in the Delaware River and bay, as are PFAS and various harmful bacteria near the outflow of wastewater treatment plants all over the watershed. The unsung work of the DRBC's advisory committees is ON it!!!
Read More

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