Which streams in the Delaware Watershed are too dirty for swimming and fishing?

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EVAN GADDY / WHYY – Is it safe to swim in the stream at your local park? Will you catch a deadly disease if you eat fish caught in the Schuylkill? It’s difficult to know just how clean your neighborhood waterbody really is without directly contacting a state official.

This map provides an interactive display of streams in the Delaware watershed throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The watershed includes all tributaries that flow into the main stem of the Delaware River, which begins at the headwaters in Hancock, NY and flows down into the Delaware Bay …

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