Send Us an Email! —

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

  • cropped-cropped-WJFFlogo_Header-570x172_c


    Meg McGuire is a regular guest on WJFF's program "Making Waves." The show is on every Monday at 8 p.m., Meg is on every third Monday to talk about current issues on the Delaware.

The Delaware River just south of Hancock, N.Y.,  PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Not too much, not too little. Not too warm, not too cold. How to get Delaware River water just right

How much water is released when from the three upriver New York State reservoirs concerns everyone downstream. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE


Time to stop shortchanging the DRBC
Editorial Report

The Delaware River Basin Commission is charged with looking after the water quality and quantity of the Delaware River for the millions of people in the four states that border it, but only Delaware is keeping its bargain.

Avalon, N.J. during a nor'easter in 2008. PHOTO BY JON COX

Art teams up with science: #4theDelaware

Scolding, brow beating and bullying may not (what a surprise) be the best way to change hearts, minds and beliefs about climate change.

Artists and scientists in the Delaware River watershed are coming together to explore new ways to respect disagreements yet still work toward understanding.

Jennifer Adkins, executive director of the Partner for the Delaware Estuary, welcomes all to the 2019 Science Summit. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Science Summit 2019
Letting the Tweets tell the story (all 188 of them!)

Jennifer Adkins, executive director of the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, welcomes all to the PDE 2019 Science Summit.

Representatives of the DRBC commissioners gather at Washington's Crossing, Pa, for its meeting on Dec. 12, 2018. From left to right, Kenneth J. Warren, General Counsel; Steve Tambini, executive director, DRBC; Jeffrey L. Hoffman, New Jersey; LTC. Kristen N. Dahle, U.S.A.C.E., federal representative; Kenneth Kosinski, New York; Aneca Atkinson, Pennsylvania; and Bryan Ashby, Delaware PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

See-saw wait for permanent ban on fracking continues

Sometimes, there’s an element of a see-saw (slow-moving, of course) at meetings of the Delaware River Basin Commission.


Marcus Hook survives and tries to thrive despite energy boom and bust

Driving along 10th Street towards Marcus Hook, Pa. from Delaware. The Marcus Hook Industrial Complex (formerly Sunoco Logistics) is on both sides of the road. The site was once a refinery but is now a natural gas hub with lots of extra space for other businesses. VIDEO BY MEG MCGUIRE


Of news deserts and ghost newspapers

This is an interview recorded on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at WJFF, the public radio station in Sullivan County for the radio programs Making Waves. The subject is the state of journalism today. The interviewer is Barbara Gref, and the two people being interviewed are Meg McGuire, founder, and publisher of Delaware Currents, and Chris Mele, a career journalist, and Meg’s husband.

Crossing the Delaware over the Walt Whitman Bridge, overlooking the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Applying Science to Policy in the Delaware River Basin
Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin Conference: a Twitter collection

Tank Creek,  one of six Pocono streams that could be classified as Exceptional Value. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Clean Streams Panel at East Stroudsburg University
Our Pocono Waters

PennFuture’s panels on the value of Pocono streams.

A room full of river people here in Cape May to share knowledge and maybe even have some fun!! PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

The 6th Annual Delaware River Watershed Forum: A story told in tweets!!

A room full of river people here in Cape May, N.J., to share knowledge and maybe even have some fun!! PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Pin It on Pinterest