Politics And The River: Will a Sustainable Solution to Sharing Delaware River Water Be Achieved?
By Timothy Churchill-WRTI
Politics and The River: Will a Sustainable Solution to Sharing Delaware River Water Be Achieved?
Philadelphia, PA – A 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision apportions more Delaware River water to NYC than it presently uses and, some claim, too little to PA, NJ, and DE. Can the four neighbors figure out a way to share the precious water supply? WRTI's Timothy Churchill looks at the past, present, and future of billions of gallons of water in three DE River reservoirs.