The Delaware River Watershed supplies water to more than 15 million people, or about 5% of the nation's population. It's natural lands both protect clean water and provide a habitat of regional and hemispheric importance. The story of the river includes stories of its people and wildlife that depend on it for survival, the threats to continued sources of clean water, and the river as an economic engine.

The project is funded by The William Penn Foundation.

  • April 24, 2017

    Clean water tax proposal in Delaware

    Even with the support and the technology to clean the state's very polluted waterways, Delaware just doesn't have the money.
  • April 20, 2017

    Wilmington receives funding to clean up brownfield sites [video]

    Wilmington received $197,500 to clean up old industrial sites, the EPA announced Thursday.
  • March 30, 2017 |  StateImpact

    DRBC considers new fish rule to mark gains in water quality

    Water quality in the Delaware River estuary has improved over the last few decades to the point where regulators are considering adding the breeding o...
  • March 8, 2017 |  PlanPhilly

    Environmental foundation to guide Eastwick's plan

    It’s easier to understand Eastwick’s flooding problem when you look at an old map and realize that most of the neighborhood was part of the Tinicum Ma...
  • March 3, 2017

    More than 15 years in the making, Port of Paulsboro receives its first shipment

    As President Trump works to come up with a plan to create jobs, he may want to look to Paulsboro, New Jersey.
  • February 27, 2017

    Board dismisses appeal to block Delaware City refinery project

    A Delaware City refinery could be a step closer to transporting ethanol.
  • February 27, 2017 |  PlanPhilly

    Kenney budget puts $90 million toward Penn's Landing park capping I-95

    Funding for a large new waterfront park at Penn’s Landing will be tucked into Mayor Jim Kenney’s budget address this Thursday.
  • February 27, 2017 |  StateImpact

    Pa. DEP proposes fee increase to improve drinking water standards

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is working on a plan to avoid losing control over its safe drinking water program, along with ...
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