water quality

Ocean Currents: Water Quality Impacts from our Wastewater

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Scott Andres of the Delaware Geological Survey and Bill Ullman, professor at the University of Delaware’s School of Marine Science and Policy, discuss how wastewater from communities and private residences affect water quality and how the environment handles pollution that isn’t addressed through

Update on DGS Groundwater Monitoring

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DGS has maintained a network of wells that are used for groundwater level and quality observations since the 1960s. Consultants, government agencies, researchers, and well drillers use these data to evaluate groundwater availability, chemical characteristics, contamination, and other issues.

John Callahan selected to the DRBC Advisory Committee on Climate Change

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DGS scientist John Callahan was selected as a member of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) Advisory Committee on Climate Change (ACCC).  John was selected as one of nine non-reserve members, to serve along with nine reserve members, to make up the 18-member committee.

New digital water quality dataset released

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DGS has released a new dataset “The Determination of Total Nutrient Loads from the Nanticoke Watershed above the USGS Nanticoke River near Bridgeville Gauging Site (01487000) from Data Provided by an Automated Nutrient Analyzer “.