Crews rescued a woman from the Schuylkill River Thursday morning, then pulled another woman out of the Delaware River a short time later.
It happened at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday at the 6400 block of New State Road under the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge.
Three jet skiers suddenly became heroes around 10:40 a.m. Monday when, police say, they saved a 61-year-old woman who was swept under by Delaware River currents just off of Penn’s Landing.
A US Geological Survey study of fish in Pennsylvania’s three major river basins, the Delaware, Susquehanna, and Ohio, has found signs of contamination by hormone-mimicking compounds.
The search for a man missing after his boat capsized in the Delaware River resumed Thursday morning.
The incident was reported around 8 p.m. near the 5200 block of Pennypack Street in Holmesburg.
Later this summer, a hundred of the nation’s top anglers will be catching bass for a competition on the Delaware River.
A small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a marshy part of the Delaware River on Saturday. Two people survived the crash, and now the airplane is stuck in the mud.
Pennsylvania has the nation’s seventh-highest volume of toxic chemicals being released into its waterways, according to a new report. New Jersey ranks 14th. Now, a coalition of environmental groups is urging greater protection for local waterways.
Figures show the Schuylkill River is the 17th most polluted local watershed in America. The Delaware River ranks even higher.
Philadelphia Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in the Delaware River Saturday morning.
It happened around 6:30 p.m. near Linden Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia.
Authorities say a body found on the Delaware River shoreline in southern New Jersey may be that of man believed to have jumped to his death from a nearby bridge.
According to police, a boat caught on fire on the Delaware River Monday afternoon.
Authorities say two people jumped off a ship into the Delaware River near the Port of Wilmington.