The Delaware River has been in a cyclical pattern, since I started working on her waters 36 years ago, concerning cleanliness.
In 1973 the river George Washington crossed was pretty much a dumping ground. Stricter rules and regulations for Companies, who call the banks of the river home, have made a marked difference in the quality of the water.
It seems the playgrounds of Philly should follow their example. There were so many water bottles and tennis balls floating next to our tug the other day, I thought I was at the French Open.
The picture above is why I miss the waters of St. Croix