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Water Quality, Health, and Protection

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Within our Delaware River watershed, one will find a variety of different waterways and waterbodies, tributary streams, ephemeral and permanent, all of which ultimately drain into the Delaware River. Our work focuses on protecting our water from certain kinds of human activity, such as dredging, filling, and any construction near a body of water which may have a significant impact on the quality of the water, either for drinking, recreation, and for life in general. DRN will often work to upgrade stream designations to higher status for greater protection under the law. We will also engage with government entities regarding certain management practices and policies so that our water resources are well protected and used responsibly.