New TV and Web Series Profiles People Working to Protect Clean Fresh Water
In a thought-provoking and informative series from WHYY TV12, viewers can see how a team of scientists, educators, and private citizens are working every day to maintain the quality of the water that sustains 15 million people living in the Delaware River Watershed. In every episode, Stories From the Streams will follow these remarkable and passionate people on farms, in science labs, and along the rivers and streams that eventually lead to the Delaware Bay.
Tune in starting Monday, January 7, 2019 to follow Chester County farmer Jamie Hicks, SUEZ Water Delaware, a Philadelphia Eagle, The Nature Conservancy, Stroud Water Research Center, and more into the field to see firsthand how state-of-the-art science and pure determination are helping to restore and protect our most valuable and finite natural resource: fresh water.
Beginning on Monday, January 7, 2019, each 2-minute episode will broadcast for two weeks: every night at 10:58 p.m., Wednesdays at 7:58 p.m., and during an assortment of other primetime breaks. The episodes will also air on WHYY’s pledge channel, Y2, at varying times.
Extended episodes can be found on the WHYY website and will launch on January 14, 2019.
Stories From the Streams includes eight episodes:
- Wonders of the Watershed
Discover nature’s perfect way of insuring that rainwater sustains the planet.
- Salty Streams
Road salt keeps travelers safe in winter but can pose a serious threat to nearby streams.
- Back to Our Roots
Planting trees along a stream can filter out pollutants and dramatically improve water quality.
- Saving Soil, Saving Streams
Farmers and scientists work together to maintain the health of soil and streams.
- Techno Geeks
With the help of new technology, citizen scientists can monitor the health of local streams.
- Stream Fever
Streams that are too warm endanger the habitats of mayflies and other life sustaining insects.
- Straight From the Source
Scientists use advanced tools to track down the source of potentially harmful contaminants.
- Fly, Teachers, Fly
A Philadelphia Eagle joins science teachers for an educational adventure in White Clay Creek!
Stories From the Streams has been made possible by the generous support of Rod and Alice Moorhead.
Diane Huskinson, Communications Manager and Editor
610-268-2153, ext. 298
About Stroud Water Research Center
Stroud Water Research Center seeks to advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and restoration and to help businesses, landowners, policymakers, and individuals make informed decisions that affect water quality and availability around the world. Stroud Water Research Center is an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.