DC Water breaks ground on $2.6B Clean Rivers Project
- NEW LIFE ON THE Lehigh. Meck, Charles // Fly Fisherman;Sep2005, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p40
Presents information on the past conditions of the rivers in Pennsylvania.
- Untamed rivers. // National Parks;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 66 Issue 11/12, p43
Describes four rivers preserved as part of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Designation procedure; Canoeing, camping, boating and other activities; Scenery, points of interest and wildlife; Access; Lodgings; Where to write or call for more information; Kings River in Kings Canyon and Sequoia...
- A DWINDLING RIVER. Jango-Cohen, Judith // Science World;10/8/2007, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p18
This article reports on the drying up of the Colorado River in 2007.
- Canoeing the Nicomekl River. Christie, Jack // Beautiful British Columbia;Spring2003, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p50
Presents information on Surrey's laziest waterway Nicomekl river. INSETS: GETTING THERE;MORE INFORMATION.
- The World's Longest Rivers. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;9/27/2002, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p3
Provides information on the world's longest rivers including the Nile river in North and East Africa.
- A river by any name. Dennis, J. // Country Journal;May/Jun90, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p58
Comments on the names of rivers. Lyrical and mundane names; Names derived from Native American sources; Author's journey to discover the source of the Two Hearted River.
- The mighty Sacramento. Kay, Jane // California Chronicles;Sep98, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p4
Examines the environmental conditions of the Sacramento River in California.
- A river ran through it. Arenz, Jim // Earth;Oct96, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p14
Describes an ancient river system which ran through the Appalachians. Size and depth; Location of headwaters; Implications on climate system; Water volume.
- The great Kanawha and Patapsco comebacks. McCoy, John; Reynolds, Joe // Field & Stream;Nov92, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p70
Reports on the cleanup of the Kanawha River in West Virginia and the Patapsco River in Maryland. Return of fish to the rivers; 1972's Clean Water Act; Chemical and industrial waste cleanup; Contact information; More.
- Where have all the rivers gone? Postel, Sandra // World Watch;May/Jun95, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p9
Focuses on the worldwide trend in which rivers are running dry as dams and diversions siphon water off for burgeoning cities and farms. Proliferation of engineering schemes which alter natural water courses on a massive scale; Case of the Colorado River.