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December 09, 2016
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Foundation targets watershed

The Delaware River watershed encompasses 13,000 sqaure acres and provides 5% of the drinking water of the U.S.
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During the luncheon keynote, Jerry Kauffman, professor of water science and policy at the University of Delaware, said, “an ounce of prevention or protection of the pristine headwaters is worth a pound of cure by way of restoration after the fact,” noting the incredible economic value of a clean Delaware River. He closed the forum by quoting Winston Churchill, noting, “this is just the end of the beginning.”