Latest Atchafalaya Basin Stories

2012-10-22 22:22:31

The extensive system of levees along the Mississippi River has done much to prevent devastating floods in riverside communities.

2011-06-06 13:10:00

KENNEBUNK, Maine, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rivers are an integral part of communities throughout the country, providing jobs, recreation and natural beauty.

2009-10-20 15:16:24

Diverting sediment-rich water from the Mississippi River below New Orleans could generate new land in the river's delta in the next century.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.