The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission is working to improve the Passaic River.
One way the commission is doing this is by utilizing a boat known as a "skimmer." For 10 months out of the year, rain or shine, the skimmer is out on the river picking up any floating debris.
Most of the debris is man-made, such as bottles, cans and even a mop.
Larger items, like branches, are chopped...