Rivers: Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).Ross River virus: A species of ALPHAVIRUS associated with epidemic EXANTHEMA and polyarthritis in Australia.Fresh Water: Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as water from RIVERS and LAKES.Water Movements: The flow of water in enviromental bodies of water such as rivers, oceans, water supplies, aquariums, etc. It includes currents, tides, and waves.Water Pollutants, Chemical: Chemical compounds which pollute the water of rivers, streams, lakes, the sea, reservoirs, or other bodies of water.Water Pollution: Contamination of bodies of water (such as LAKES; RIVERS; SEAS; and GROUNDWATER.)Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Fishes: A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.Water Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Water Quality: A rating of a body of water based on measurable physical, chemical, and biological characteristics.BrazilGeologic Sediments: A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)Floods: Sudden onset water phenomena with different speed of occurrence. These include flash floods, seasonal river floods, and coastal floods, associated with CYCLONIC STORMS; TIDALWAVES; and storm surges.Population Density: Number of individuals in a population relative to space.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Water Pollution, Chemical: Adverse effect upon bodies of water (LAKES; RIVERS; seas; groundwater etc.) caused by CHEMICAL WATER POLLUTANTS.Catfishes: Common name of the order Siluriformes. This order contains many families and over 2,000 species, including venomous species. Heteropneustes and Plotosus genera have dangerous stings and are aggressive. Most species are passive stingers.Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)Cyprinidae: A family of freshwater fish comprising the minnows or CARPS.Biodiversity: The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.Trematode Infections: Infections caused by infestation with worms of the class Trematoda.Otters: Fish-eating carnivores of the family MUSTELIDAE, found on both hemispheres.Population Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.Onchocerciasis, Ocular: Filarial infection of the eyes transmitted from person to person by bites of Onchocerca volvulus-infected black flies. The microfilariae of Onchocerca are thus deposited beneath the skin. They migrate through various tissues including the eye. Those persons infected have impaired vision and up to 20% are blind. The incidence of eye lesions has been reported to be as high as 30% in Central America and parts of Africa.Fish Diseases: Diseases of freshwater, marine, hatchery or aquarium fish. This term includes diseases of both teleosts (true fish) and elasmobranchs (sharks, rays and skates).Water Supply: Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)Sewage: Refuse liquid or waste matter carried off by sewers.Salmon: Fish of the genera ONCORHYNCHUS and Salmo in the family SALMONIDAE. They are anadromous game fish, frequenting the coastal waters of both the North Atlantic and Pacific. They are known for their gameness as a sport fish and for the quality of their flesh as a table fish. (Webster, 3d ed).Simuliidae: Several species of the genus Simulium (family Simuliidae) that act as intermediate hosts (vectors) for the parasitic disease ONCHOCERCIASIS.Dolphins: Mammals of the families Delphinidae (ocean dolphins), Iniidae, Lipotidae, Pontoporiidae, and Platanistidae (all river dolphins). Among the most well-known species are the BOTTLE-NOSED DOLPHIN and the KILLER WHALE (a dolphin). The common name dolphin is applied to small cetaceans having a beaklike snout and a slender, streamlined body, whereas PORPOISES are small cetaceans with a blunt snout and rather stocky body. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, pp978-9)Fisheries: Places for cultivation and harvesting of fish, particularly in sea waters. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Alphavirus Infections: Virus diseases caused by members of the ALPHAVIRUS genus of the family TOGAVIRIDAE.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Animal Migration: Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.Phytoplankton: Free-floating minute organisms that are photosynthetic. The term is non-taxonomic and refers to a lifestyle (energy utilization and motility), rather than a particular type of organism. Most, but not all, are unicellular algae. Important groups include DIATOMS; DINOFLAGELLATES; CYANOBACTERIA; CHLOROPHYTA; HAPTOPHYTA; CRYPTOMONADS; and silicoflagellates.Invertebrates: Animals that have no spinal column.Soil: The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.Carbon: A nonmetallic element with atomic symbol C, atomic number 6, and atomic weight [12.0096; 12.0116]. It may occur as several different allotropes including DIAMOND; CHARCOAL; and GRAPHITE; and as SOOT from incompletely burned fuel.Vehicle Emissions: Gases, fumes, vapors, and odors escaping from the cylinders of a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Particle Size: Relating to the size of solids.Organic Chemicals: A broad class of substances containing carbon and its derivatives. Many of these chemicals will frequently contain hydrogen with or without oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus, and other elements. They exist in either carbon chain or carbon ring form.Off-Road Motor Vehicles: Motorized, recreational vehicles used on non-public roads. They include all-terrain vehicles, dirt-bikes, minibikes, motorbikes, trailbikes, and snowmobiles. Excludes MOTORCYCLES, which are considered public road vehicles.Nuts: Botanically, a type of single-seeded fruit in which the pericarp enclosing the seed is a hard woody shell. In common usage the term is used loosely for any hard, oil-rich kernel. Of those commonly eaten, only hazel, filbert, and chestnut are strictly nuts. Walnuts, pecans, almonds, and coconuts are really drupes. Brazil nuts, pistachios, macadamias, and cashews are really seeds with a hard shell derived from the testa rather than the pericarp.Governing Board: The group in which legal authority is vested for the control of health-related institutions and organizations.Flushing: A transient reddening of the face that may be due to fever, certain drugs, exertion, stress, or a disease process.Hot Flashes: A sudden, temporary sensation of heat predominantly experienced by some women during MENOPAUSE. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Benzothiadiazines: Heterocyclic compounds of a ring with SULFUR and two NITROGEN atoms fused to a BENZENE ring. Members inhibit SODIUM-POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE SYMPORTERS and are used as DIURETICS.Specialty Boards: Organizations which certify physicians and dentists as specialists in various fields of medical and dental practice.Phenoxyacetates
  • According to the research, prescription drugs flushed down toilets are turning up in the fishes' home. (criverwatch.org)
  • HANSI LO WANG, BYLINE: After almost five days of avoiding tap water for everything except flushing toilets, Sarah Travis finally received the instructions she'd been waiting for. (npr.org)
  • A police department in Tennessee is issuing a tongue-in-cheek warning for people to stop flushing drugs down their toilets or sinks out of fear they could create "meth-gators. (kvue.com)
  • Residents of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, are engaging in a community-wide flushing of toilets today. (wlrn.org)
  • More, though, the Riverkeeper, and Guardians of Flushing Bay see vast potential for continued improvement of the waterways as a thriving and resilient social-ecological system, that provides recreational and educational opportunities, connects community members, and fosters stewardship. (riverkeeper.org)
  • The Queens Water Exploration Center is part of a larger Vision Plan for Flushing Waterways connecting the community to the waterfront, while restoring the natural ecology of the waterways. (riverkeeper.org)
  • Reach out to Riverkeeper's Chrissy Remein, Project Coordinator for this visioning plan, with any questions, input, or ideas for the future of Flushing waterways. (riverkeeper.org)
  • Police in Tennessee are cautioning against flushing drugs down the toilet out of concern for the animals in local waterways. (fox4kc.com)
  • We have a problem of contamination, very highly polluted rivers and canals," leading to foul-smelling waterways especially in the dry season, said Thammarat. (csmonitor.com)
  • But rainfall can cause overflows of untreated waste into bays, rivers, streams and other waterways. (nsf.gov)
  • Even then, however, city and district officials aren't planning to provide regular, easy-to-find updates about potential health threats in the waterways, unlike Lake Michigan beaches - where warning flags are raised when bacteria counts are high - or other cities that are reclaiming urban rivers after decades of abuse. (chicagotribune.com)
  • We're at this point where recreation is booming, but we still aren't where we need to be when it comes to water quality or informing the public about what's in the river,' said John Quail, director of watershed planning at Friends of the Chicago River, a nonprofit group that has pushed for decades to change how the waterways are managed. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The Pegasus School Environmental Sustainability director Pam Conti shows a water sample she collected at the Santa Ana River mouth in Huntington Beach, CA, on Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018, for her fifth grade students to test bacteria levels. (ocregister.com)
  • Drone footage taken on Feb. 14, 2018 in Schenectady County shows four portions of the Mohawk River, which is covered by a 17-mile ice jam. (timesunion.com)
  • The Tijuana River Estuary is a natural oasis in the midst of a growing metropolis that is in trouble. (loe.org)
  • Addressing these problems can be difficult anywhere, but complicating the situation in Tijuana is the fact that while the Estuary is entirely within the US, the river which feeds it and its watershed, are in Mexico. (loe.org)
  • It's the estuary where the Tijuana River meets the Pacific Ocean. (loe.org)
  • That's because while the estuary is entirely within the US, the river which feeds it and its watershed are in Mexico. (loe.org)
  • The Tijuana River Estuary in the US. (loe.org)
  • THOMSON: This is where the stuff that's eroding off Tijuana's hillsides comes to rest, in the Tijuana River Estuary, literally at the feet of Tessa Roper. (loe.org)
  • Sediment communities in the New River Estuary, North Carolina were investigated to determine the dynamics of anammox activity and community structure in conjunction with environmental conditions. (int-res.com)
  • The characteristics of the estuary used in the calculations were: tidal volumes, river flow, topography, and salinity information. (oregonstate.edu)
  • Flushing rates in an overmixed estuary were determined using Gibson's method as well as flushing times calculation for a marina-like small basin. (oregonstate.edu)
  • About 300,000 gallons of raw sewage leaked into the Animas River in July 2011. (durangoherald.com)
  • The city regularly dumped raw sewage into the river as late as 1958, when Durango s first wastewater-treatment plant opened. (durangoherald.com)
  • Melbourne, Nov 9 (ANI): A British woman has got back a diamond ring two years after it was accidentally flushed down a hotel toilet after hiring a waste firm to sift through 54,500 litres of sewage. (thaindian.com)
  • The current flush toilet requires a substantial amount of sewage infrastructure, which is expensive to build and run. (csmonitor.com)
  • While the idea of a Big Flush might seem like a good way to unify a population around a problem, the drought and the need to flush the sewage lines is indicative of a larger issue. (wlrn.org)
  • The refuge's forested riparian habitat along the James River and interior creeks are used by bald eagles and osprey for nesting and perching. (fws.gov)
  • Hudson River is filled with pharmaceuticals, says University study. (lohud.com)
  • Drugs in the Hudson River? (lohud.com)
  • He suspects that removal of the pilings caused creosote to be released into the Hudson River. (lohud.com)
  • The Hudson River is a waterborne medicine cabinet flush with drugs to treat blood pressure, cholesterol, and common aches and pains, new research by the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University shows. (lohud.com)
  • Experience the Hudson Terrace, New York's hottest nightclub named for its amazing view overlooking the Hudson River. (clubzone.com)
  • For example, would the new barrier change the salinity of the Hudson River? (nytimes.com)
  • the Westway project, a landfill on the Hudson River, was far smaller but was defeated, in part because of opposition by environmentalists. (nytimes.com)
  • The warning comes from a Loretto Police Department Facebook post where officers say they found a suspect trying to flush meth and several items of paraphernalia. (fox4kc.com)
  • The Loretto Police Department recently posted the ominous, but intended-to-be-humorous, Facebook warning after officers found a suspect unsuccessfully trying to flush meth and paraphernalia at a home. (kvue.com)
  • Flushing Creek once rose in the present-day neighborhood of Kew Gardens Hills, where Vleigh Place traces the Vleigh (old Dutch for Valley) of the headwaters. (wikipedia.org)
  • The area near the mouth of the creek became the site of the early Flushing settlement. (wikipedia.org)
  • During his presidency, George Washington arrived at Flushing by ferry across the creek. (wikipedia.org)
  • This crossing was near the confluence of Horse Brook and Flushing Creek. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you live near a creek, river or lake, check for excessive plant and algae growth along the shoreline. (hrwc.org)
  • Pamela Conti knew bacteria levels after this week's first rains would be higher than normal, but she wasn't expecting the samples taken at the rivermouth at San Juan Creek at Doheny Beach and at the Santa Ana River in Huntington Beach to be off the charts, literally. (ocregister.com)
  • Law enforcement joked if the meth made it far enough, gators could end up consuming it in Shoal Creek and the Tennessee River. (kvue.com)
  • It is said that the name Vlissingen means "salt meadow," given as a nod to the tidal waters of Flushing Meadows. (wikipedia.org)
  • At its northern section, a tidal gate bridge was built to keep the East River tide from flooding into the park. (wikipedia.org)
  • The overriding goal of this study was to provide first order estimates of dilution and tidal flushing of waste discharges released hypothetically into various Oregon estuaries during critical low flows and tides. (oregonstate.edu)
  • The endangered killer whales eat mainly chinook salmon from a variety of waters, but according to NOAA Fisheries, two of the orca's top 10 priority stocks come from the Snake River. (q13fox.com)
  • A huge public garderobe was constructed in London and emptied directly into the River Thames, causing stench and disease for the entire population. (baus.org.uk)
  • 10 Feb 20 - Canadian scientists have identified a new source of energy, wealth and nourishment being lost each day in every city, town and municipality on the planet: a great river of wastewater. (carbonnews.co.nz)
  • But while Mayor Rahm Emanuel is fond of calling the river Chicago's 'next recreational frontier,' the partially treated wastewater that pours constantly into its channels poses stomach-churning health risks to people who come in contact with the murky flow. (chicagotribune.com)
  • While most animals will survive the Mississippi River flood, for some their habitats could take years to return to normal, Odom said. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • But a proposed dam and reservoir would flood about 30 percent of the length of the river within the park, including one entire chiefdom, and would cut through a wildlife corridor connecting the park with the Lower Zambezi National Park. (sciencenews.org)
  • Images from NASA's Space Shuttle are being used to create maps that could help manage river resources and flood events. (australiangeographic.com.au)
  • Scientists are concerned that if pharmaceuticals keep getting flushed down the toilet and certain cleaning compounds keep going down the drain, there could be long-term problems for fish. (criverwatch.org)
  • Only about a third of the world's longest rivers still flow freely along their entire lengths, unchained by dams or reservoirs, scientists report in the May 9 Nature . (sciencenews.org)
  • BANGKOK, Thailand - Scientists in Bangkok are about to start work on a new flush toilet especially designed for the urban poor in Thailand , Cambodia , and Vietnam . (csmonitor.com)
  • River Sedimentation contains the peer-reviewed scientific contributions presented at the 13th International Symposium on River Sedimentation (ISRS 2016, Stuttgart, Germany, 19-22 September 2016), and includes recent accomplishments in theoretical developments, numerical modelling, experimental laboratory work, field investigations and monitoring as well as management methodologies. (routledge.com)
  • Wood River Campground is composed of 30 campsites including 1 double-site and a picnic area which are all first-come, first-serve. (usda.gov)
  • Wood River Group Overnight Area is located inside the Wood River Campground, can accommodate up to 150 people, and may be reserved by visiting www.recreation.gov or by calling (877)444-6777. (usda.gov)
  • The campground setting is heavily forested and divided by the Big Wood River. (usda.gov)
  • This campground is located on the banks of the beautiful Big Wood River at an elevation of 6,400 feet. (usda.gov)
  • Loop B campsites remain open for primitive camping (no flush restrooms or electricity) throughout the winter when fees are not charged. (nps.gov)
  • The town of Flushing was settled in 1645 under charter of the Dutch West India Company and was named after the port of Vlissingen, in the southwestern Netherlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the English version of the name of the Dutch town is "Flushing", the same English version was used by the town's English-speaking inhabitants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Originally named Nankersey, meaning valley of the reed swamp, the village was given its name by Dutch engineers from Flushing in the Netherlands who built the three main quays in the village. (cornwallscottages.co.uk)
  • The river is the St. Charles, the main waterway snaking through Quebec City all the way from Lac Saint-Charles, north of Wendake, and in recent days it's gone from the high level following a big rainfall to a mere trickle. (qctonline.com)
  • Human intervention, ranging from nutrient/pollutant release to physical modifications, has a large impact on sediment quantity and quality and thus on river morphology as well as on ecological functioning. (routledge.com)
  • On a more or less serious note: Folks…please don't flush your drugs m'kay," police wrote. (fox4kc.com)
  • They said flushed drugs end up in retention ponds for processing before going downstream. (fox4kc.com)
  • Use this method only with the drugs the FDA says should be disposed of by flushing. (verywell.com)
  • He was arrested, but police say overall environmental health is becoming an issue because flushed drugs can end up in retention ponds for processing before they are sent downstream. (kvue.com)
  • Yale Ecology Professor David K. Skelly said rampaging meth-fueled alligators aren't a real cause for concern, but the department does have a point in recommending not to flush drugs. (kvue.com)
  • BLOCK: Still, officials say, the process of flushing the last of the chemical out of local pipes will take some time. (npr.org)
  • The 96-mile-long sewer system dates back to 1916, with the oldest sections underneath Main Avenue and along the Animas River, where pipes are more than 50 years old. (durangoherald.com)
  • Cities have existed for thousands of years and can be traced back to the river valley civilizations of Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq), Egypt, India, and China. (flipboard.com)
  • INDIA, from E. river, bet. (ebooksread.com)
  • Male river fish are displaying feminised traits and even producing eggs, the study found. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Worried by the high level of indiscipline in the Nigeria Police Force, President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday charged the Police Service Commission (PSC) to leave no stone unturned in the efforts to flush out the bad eggs in the system. (thenationonlineng.net)
  • About 5 percent of the region's power comes from four dams on the lower Snake River between Tri-Cities and Lewiston, Idaho. (q13fox.com)
  • Just a handful of dams on the Columbia River provide the majority of hydropower needed in the Pacific Northwest. (q13fox.com)
  • But the system's capacity -- the ability to handle spikes -- is the primary purpose behind several other dams, including the four on the lower Snake River. (q13fox.com)
  • I asked her if the four lower Snake River dams are critical to the region's energy grid. (q13fox.com)
  • The fate of the four lower Snake River dams has been challenged for decades because of its impacts on native fish. (q13fox.com)
  • Avoid dams: Small low-head dams are responsible for over 8% of river fatalities. (americanwhitewater.org)
  • When pet waste ends up in a stream river, it decomposes, using up oxygen and releasing its pollutant load. (hrwc.org)