Tag archive for ‘delaware river’
By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, December 26th, 2020

Delaware River at New Hope-Lambertville running high, but not overflowing banks

The Delaware River at New Hope and Lambertville was running high on Saturday, but not projected to overflow its banks. The water level was at 10.89 feet at 4 p.m., and expected to begin declining, according to More...

By Staff On Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Volunteers needed to help clean up Delaware River and canal in N.J.

New Jersey Clean Communities is holding their second annual Delaware River Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 21, and is looking for volunteers to help. The cleanup takes place from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., and volunteers are More...

By Staff On Friday, January 11th, 2019

Last year’s Delaware River flow rates: Did they break records?

Delaware River at New Hope on Sept. 8, 2011 More than two dozen cities in the East and Midwest had their wettest year on record in 2018, including Pittsburgh, so the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) decided More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Fall Photo Contest Winner

“Bridge Between Two Seasons” by Kevin Haines The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) on Tuesday announced that Kevin Haines’ photograph, “Bridge Between Two Seasons,” was chosen winner More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, October 12th, 2018

Reservoirs upstream of the Delaware River are at capacity. Time to worry?

Geese seek shelter during one of the many Delaware River floods. With two of the three New York City drinking water reservoirs upstream of the Delaware River at or over capacity, should those of us living and working More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Four rescued from Delaware River at New Hope

(file photo) Despite repeated public warnings from authorities about high water levels on the Delaware River due to recent rains, four individuals on jet skis took to the waterway near New Hope on Wednesday, and More...

By Staff On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Delaware River rescues continue for Solebury Township responders

(Photo courtesy Solebury Police) The Solebury Township Police Department has responded to five reported river rescues in as many days, and their patience is wearing thin. In the latest incident, two victims were More...

By Staff On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Prallsville Mills Presents ‘The Illustrated Delaware River’ July 13

For better or worse, the Delaware River served as the original Route 1, a watery highway that brought modern civilization to formerly pristine wilderness. The Prallsville Mills Speaker Series continues with More...

By Staff On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Philadelphia Man Perishes in Delaware River Near Washington Crossing Park

(Photo courtesy Solebury Police.) Divers with the Point Pleasant Fire Company at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday recovered the lifeless body of a 27-year-old man who had been swimming in the Delaware River near Washington Crossing More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

New York City Announces Additional Reservoir Releases to Protect Delaware River

An ecological disaster caused by an impasse between New Jersey and three other states of the Delaware River Basin has been temporarily averted thanks to an agreement announced Thursday between New York City, Delaware, More...