The manipulated river

Conniff, R.
August 1991
Yankee;Aug91, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p58
Describes the Charles River, from its beginnings in Hopkinton, outside of Boston, to its end where it empties into Boston Harbor. Industrialized first 18 miles; Protected wetlands and flood control on next 20-mile section; Numerous dams; Manipulation of river by humans; Fights over sewage in river; End in basin; Water diversion by early mill operators; Recreation area; The Charles River in Boston.


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