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Delaware River watershed, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland program for runoff and waterflow retardation and soil erosion prevention by United States. Soil Conservation Service.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Water resources,
  • Water management,
  • Natural resources

Book details:

Edition Notes

Issued Oct. 1950.

The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25928327M

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Delaware River Basin, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware: Letter from the Secretary of the Army Transmitting a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Department of the Army, Dated April 2, , Submitting a Report, Together with Accompanying Papers and Illustrations, on a Review of the Delaware River and Tributaries, Requested by a Resolution of the Committee on Public Works. Animation & Cartoons Arts & Music Computers & Technology Cultural & Academic Films Ephemeral Films Movies News & Public Affairs. Understanding 9/ Spirituality & Religion Sports Videos Television Videogame Videos Vlogs Youth Media. Featured audio All audio latest This Just In Grateful Dead Netlabels Old Time Radio 78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings.   The Delaware River flows nearly miles from the Catskill Mountains to Delaware Bay, with its mainstem forming the longest free-flowing river east of the Mississippi. It drains more t square miles of land that includes portions of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. The Delaware River Watershed (12, square miles) covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. About one-fifth of the upper watershed lies within New York State. These headwaters originate in the Catskill Mountains and eventually flow into Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.

Animation & Cartoons Arts & Music Computers & Technology Cultural & Academic Films Ephemeral Films Movies News & Public Affairs. Understanding 9/ Spirituality & Religion Sports Videos Television Videogame Videos Vlogs. The Delaware River runs through New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware and is fed by smaller rivers, canals, creeks, and streams. Your local waterway may be the Delaware River, or it may be one of the smaller rivers, canals, creeks, or streams that feed the Delaware River, such as the Lehigh River, the Christina River, and the 5/5(1). Delaware River (Upper) This mile stretch of river flows between Hancock and Sparrow Bush, New York, along the Pennsylvania border. The Roebling Bridge, believed to be the oldest existing wire cable suspension bridge, spans the river. The Zane Grey House and museum are located here. Managing Agency: National Park Service, Philadelphia Office. Designated Reach: November 1, Several segments of the Delaware River and its tributaries: 1) from river mile to the northern border of the city of Easton, Pennsylvania; 2) from just south of the Gilbert Generating Station to just north of the Point Pleasant Pumping Station; 3) from just south of the Point Pleasant Pumping.

The Delaware River's drainage basin has an area of 14, square miles (36, km 2) and encompasses 42 counties and municipalities in five U.S. states—New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware.: 9 This total area constitutes approximately % of the land mass in the United States.: 9 In , the watershed was 18% agricultural land, 14% developed land, Mouth: Delaware Bay. THE WATERSHED. According to the most recent available data, the Delaware River Watershed provides drinking water to an estimated million people, including two out of the five largest metropolitan centers in the country: New York City (about 50%) and Philadelphia (%). The Delaware River Watershed Initiative is a cross-cutting collaboration working to conserve and restore the streams that supply drinking water to 15 million people in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Get to know your watershed! The Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River is comprised of 23 environmental education centers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware River is the longest undammed river east of the Mississippi, and its watershed stretches all the way into upstate New York, providing clean drinking water for more than 15 million people – that’s.