Submit a Letter to the Editor

The Waterways Journal welcomes letters from readers on any subjects related to the river industry or covered in our articles or editorials. To send a letter, please use the form below.

Some guidelines:

  • Standards governing decency, civility and libel apply.
  • Writers are asked to limit letters to 250 words (about one double-spaced, typewritten page).
  • The WJ reserves the rights to edit letters for length, fact, clarity and grammar.
  • We may not publish all letters that are submitted for consideration; however, we want to share as many points of view as possible.
  • If you are responding to particular article or editorial, please include its title and publication date.
  • The writer’s name and city of residence are required for publication.
  • Letters sent through this form are assumed to be for publication.

If you prefer, you can send a letter by email to; by fax to 314-241-4207; or by mail to Letters To The Editor, The Waterways Journal, 8820 Ladue Road, Suite 301 St. Louis, MO 63124. Please specify if your letter is intended for publication.

  • Please enter your name as you'd like it to appear in publication.