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Kids Help Celebrate World Water Monitoring Day

For Immediate Release

October 23, 2003

WHEN: Friday, October 24, 2003, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(This event was originally scheduled for Oct. 17, but postponed last week due to the weather.)

WHERE: Along the banks of the Delaware River at Washington Crossing State Park, near the intersection of Routes 29 and 546, in Titusville, N.J.


Local students and teachers will interact with staff from the Delaware River Basin Commission, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey as these agencies demonstrate different water quality monitoring techniques.

Students also will have the opportunity to conduct their own water quality tests.

Representatives from the three government agencies will offer brief welcoming remarks at 10:30 a.m. before the students and teachers spend about 20 minutes at each of the six demonstration stations that will be set up in an area between the Delaware River and the Delaware and Raritan Canal in the historic park.

Capture local children pitching in to protect the world's waters.


Contact: Clarke Rupert, DRBC 609-883-9500 ext. 260


Directions to Washington Crossing State Park

Additional Information on World Water Monitoring Day