Monday, May 11, 2015

How did Delaware's rivers and ponds get so polluted?

Over the past century, Delaware's industrial and agricultural past, poor wastewater management, as well as lax regulation over storm water runoff all had a hand in dirtying Delaware's waterways.

Today, except for the beaches, nearly all of Delaware's waterways are polluted.

WHYY is undertaking a two-year project to report on how the state's rivers, ponds and streams.
The first report with Shirley Min is an assessment of Delaware's water health.

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