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A River Again 2012

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About the redevelopment of the schuylkill river
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  ARIVER AGAIN e Story of the Schuylkill River Project  C T Delaware Riverkeeper Network   A RIVER AGAIN Te Story of the Schuylkill River Project  C󰁨󰁡󰁲󰁩 T󰁯󰁷󰁮󰁥 In a short time, the Schuylkill went from being con-sidered waters of uncommon purity to being this country's dirtiest river. Tat distinction resulted in the Schuylkill River becoming the focus of a precedent-set-ting river cleanup effort from 1947 to 1951.Te Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hired a team of engineers to free the Schuylkill from the millions of tons of coal sediment that had filled its bed and raised its floodplain.Te Schuylkill River Project Engineers dredged the river and trapped sediment in desilting pools, the kind of practices that river restorations are undertaken to undo today. But at the end of the project, the Schuylkill emerged  A RIVER AGAIN.  ARIVER AGAIN

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