Alert Tools

The proliferation of data hosting and processing via the internet has allowed the development of real-time alert systems in many realms including water quality and flood warnings. This page compiles links to alert tools relevant to residents of the Delaware River Basin.

USGS WaterAlert: a service that sends e-mail or text messages when certain USGS-measured parameters exceed thresholds.

DRBC Tidal Bacterial Data: this page provides bacterial data for the tidal Delaware River (updated monthly beginning April through October).

Philadelphia Water Department CSOcast: Philadelphia's Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Public Notification System

Philly Rivercast: a daily forecast of Schuylkill River water quality in Philadelphia.

Delaware Valley Early Warning System: a communication system that provides warning to water suppliers and industrial intake operators in the Delaware and Schuylkill River Watersheds.