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  • sewage
  • Somerville, MA,01/10/18) The Mystic River behind Assembly Row in the area where the MWRA has sewage overflow outlets. (bostonherald.com)
  • More than 5 million gallons of partially treated sewage spilled into the Cape Fear River after power went out at a treatment plant, officials said, and the earthen dam of a pond holding hog waste was breached, spilling its contents. (kdvr.com)
  • swell
  • Several neighborhoods in the Rocky Mount area are dealing with flooded streets, yards and parks as the Tar River continues to swell from the inches of rain Alberto brought to Nash and Edgecombe Counties. (witn.com)
  • kilometres
  • The state government on Monday informed the AP high court that it has ambitious plans to beautify the entire 34 kilometres of Musi river spread in the GHMC area at a cost of Rs 922 crore. (org.in)
  • What alarms conservationists most is that the dredging of the Boro river will extend 25 kilometres inside the veterinary cordon which marks the border between the sacrosanct wilderness area and the outer fringes of the delta where local people graze cattle. (newscientist.com)
  • floods
  • Plight of millions of people in Bangladesh, criss-crossed by more than 230 rivers, mounts every year as the low-lying South Asian country experiences almost every year seasonal floods whether small or big. (xinhuanet.com)
  • feet
  • The stream is expected to rise slightly to 4.33 feet later this week, according to a National Weather Service forecast. (summitdaily.com)
  • The Blue River is flowing at a steady 2.85 feet, or 1,000 cfs, which is controlled by the outflows of Dillon Reservoir. (summitdaily.com)
  • nonprofit
  • The Clean River Project, a Methuen-based nonprofit, reported collecting some 1,700 sharps along the Merrimack River last year. (bostonherald.com)
  • The Connecticut River, as photographed from the French King Bridge in Gill, Mass. The river and its watershed have been named the first National Blueway, an effort to coordinate the work of nonprofit groups and governments to protect and wisely use the entire 410-mile river and its 7.2 million acre watershed. (csmonitor.com)
  • major
  • The flood has closed sections of Interstate 44 and Interstate 55, both major trucking routes, along with many local roads near rivers, the Missouri Department of Transportation said on Thursday. (scientificamerican.com)
  • It is also one of the only major rivers in the world that remains largely undeveloped, says Jerry Roberts, executive director of the Connecticut River Museum in Essex , Conn. A sand bar at the river's mouth prevented a large seaport city from developing there. (csmonitor.com)
  • mighty
  • HYDERABAD: Proceeding along the road behind the High Court towards Afzalgunj from City College, one can't help but despair at the sorry state of the mighty river Musi. (org.in)
  • stream
  • We are seeing the largest increases in the most highly urbanized areas which lead us to believe that the one-two punch of development and global warming could have a tremendous impact on stream and river ecosystem health," said Dr. Kaushal. (eurekalert.org)
  • Variations in the jet stream, the meandering river of high winds in the upper atmosphere that drive storm patterns, also play a role, said UCLA climatologist Daniel Swain. (sacbee.com)
  • increase
  • It's both surprising and remarkable that so many diverse river systems in North America behaved in concert with respect to warming," said Dr. David Secor of the UMCES Chesapeake Biological Laboratory whose work focused on Maryland's Patuxent River, where he has noted a 3°F increase since 1939. (eurekalert.org)
  • The most rapid rate of increase was recorded for the Delaware River near Chester, Pennsylvania. (eurekalert.org)
  • among
  • Among the groups involved in the Connecticut River National Blueway are the Friends of the Silvio O. Conte Refuge, the Connecticut Watershed Council, the Connecticut River Museum, and the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole , Mass. (csmonitor.com)
  • Indeed, a traditional belief among the local people - supported by so many past failures - is that a river is a living thing that is easily killed by people and their machines. (newscientist.com)
  • state
  • Between 40 and 50 local and state entities, both public and private, from four states will work together to preserve the 410-mile-long Connecticut River and its watershed. (csmonitor.com)
  • near
  • Several levees, including one along the Meramec River near St. Louis, were at risk of a breach, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Several
  • This scheme proposes the construction of several reservoirs on the delta's fringe as well as dredging to improve the efficiency of the Boro river, which carries the outflow from the Okavango. (newscientist.com)
  • federal
  • Existing federal designations for rivers generally cover only a segment of a river and its corridor: A National Blueway will comprise the entire river, as well as its watershed. (csmonitor.com)
  • provide
  • American rivers can also provide a source for economic opportunity, so long as they are carefully managed, say both the US Department of the Interior and the US Department of Agriculture . (csmonitor.com)
  • rain
  • Often, WPC QPF forecasters will collaborate with regional River Forecast Centers (below) and local offices such as NWS Brownsville/Rio Grande Valley to create the best possible forecast for a critical event such as a slow moving, rain-laden front or an approaching storm system. (weather.gov)
  • systems
  • ultimately, additional gages and the increased use of geographic information systems will allow most river forecasts to include inundation zones, including the height of the water above ground, in all potential flood areas. (weather.gov)
  • executive director
  • The last couple of years, actually, we have started to discover that needles are becoming a regular part of our river cleanup events," said Ian Cooke, executive director of the Neponset River Watershed Association. (bostonherald.com)
  • Patrick Herron, executive director of the Mystic River Watershed Association, told the Herald that volunteers almost always find a needle or two during cleanup events, but that he didn't think the problem was growing. (bostonherald.com)
  • National Blueway is more than a label, says Andy Fisk, executive director of the Connecticut River Watershed Council. (csmonitor.com)
  • start
  • Dangerous needles are turning up along parts of the Neponset River, forcing an environmental group to start warning volunteers to take special precautions when they pick up debris. (bostonherald.com)
  • toward
  • Roads remain treacherous, he said, and some are still being closed for the first time as rivers swelled by torrential rains inland drain toward the Atlantic. (kdvr.com)