DELAWARE CURRENTS ON WJFF-FM
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.
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.
Clean water? Mind your pees and carbons!
First in a series: dissolved oxygen and the Atlantic sturgeon
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.
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
States and feds leave DRBC high and dry — again
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.
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!!!
An unusual public hearing for a piece of a big project on the Delaware
So, out of the blue, the Delaware River Basin Commission set a public hearing for the Gibbstown Logistics Center for a new second dock at its site, which is still under construction on the shores of the Delaware River. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
How goes the flow? This Delaware River committee wants to know
Anglers who fish in the West Branch of the Delaware River are among the people most interested in how much water there is in the river and how warm the water is. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE
Going buggy for trout
One of the drift boats in the One Bug trout fishing competition on the West Branch of the Delaware River, you can just catch sight of one of the competitors as the river takes it quickly downstream. 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