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Sand Diverted From River To Rebuild Wetlands Using Spillways
2012-07-25 08:42:43

Researchers could have a new method to rebuild wetlands of the Louisiana delta, thanks to a chance finding while monitoring severe flooding of the Mississippi River.

2008-08-19 09:00:35

Silting in Three Gorges Dam less serious than expected, says dam official BEIJING, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The silting problem in China's mega Three Gorges project is much less serious than expected, said a senior dam official here Thursday.

2008-08-06 09:00:30

By Sarah Watson, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Aug. 6--Increased demand and a lowering Pedlar Reservoir are why Lynchburg has started tapping the James River for water, weeks earlier than usual. The city began drawing river water for 24 percent of its supply Monday.

2008-08-01 09:00:36

By Bailey Davis $1 million project mostly covered by a grant; spillway is a smaller wall than reservoir's dam. By Baylie Davis bdavis@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - Work to replace the spillway at Granite Springs Reservoir is scheduled to begin this spring.

2008-07-22 06:00:28

By Tina Ray, The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. Jul. 22--HOPE MILLS -- The town of Hope Mills learned Monday that the state of North Carolina continues to support its effort to rebuild Hope Mills Lake.

2008-07-21 12:00:44

By Sharif Durhams, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 21--Floodwaters that chewed through Lake Delton's shoreline next to a dam last month took all the lake's water, five homes and the lake's tourism economy downstream.


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2006-12-12 14:44:47

Beavers are semi-aquatic rodents native to North America and Europe. They are the only living members of the family Castoridae. Genetic research has shown the European and North American beaver populations to be distinct species and that hybridization is unlikely. General Beavers are best known for their natural trait of building dams in rivers and streams. They build their homes in the eventual artificial pond. They are the second largest rodents in the world. Beavers continue to...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.