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With Dredging at a Standstill, Concern Grows About Rising Schuylkill Riverbed

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Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
Docks along boathouse row were removed to allow dredging to deepen the Schuylkill River.

Rowers and paddlers are increasingly worried about the rising Schuylkill Riverbed between Boathouse Row and Strawberry Mansion Bridge. But work to dredge the river has been at a standstill since late last year, with no progress in sight.

WHYY’s Louis Platt has more.

(Original air-date: 8/10/21)