Delaware River Watershed Fund

NJ Pinelands photo Ernie Cozens Capitalized with a $9 million grant from the William Penn Foundation, OSI's Delaware Watershed Land Protection Fund will make loans and grants to qualified organizations for land acquisition through competative grants. First round of applications deadlines are announced.


Maps of the Watershed Clusters

Delaware-RIver-Basin map Constituting 25 percent of the total Delaware River Basin across four states, analysis has shown that investment to protect water quality in the cluster areas could deliver significant returns.The geographic areas of the Delaware River basin are: Pocono and Kittatinny, Upper Lehigh, NJ Highlands, Schuylkill Highlands, Philadelphia Upstream Headwaters, Brandywine Christina and Kirkwood Cohansey Aquifer.

OSI and Our Watershed Work

Beaverkill River by Brett ColeAt stake is our most valuable natural resource. Given the millions of users in New York City and surrounding states, OSI's new watershed  initiative is poised to usher in a new age of clean water in our nation’s most densely populated region.