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History of Dutch river flood defences
Netherlands. This not only included sea defences but also river dikes. The project started in the 1960s but initially only sea defences were reinforced and the river area ... construction of river dikes was the formation of sandbanks in the river, obstructing the flow of water. During floods the river channel could not carry al the water and as a result the dikes overflowed ...
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Florida Everglades
Everglades received the nickname "River of Grass." Photo: Birds feeding in Savannas wetland, St. Lucie County, FL. Photo courtesy of ... the historic Everglades, became a water conservation area with a system of canals, dams and dikes used to control the flooding in large Florida cities. Photo: Aerial view of Everglades National ...
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The Regional Impacts of Climate Change
North America. Water quality could suffer and would decline where minimum river flows decline. Opportunities to adapt are extensive, but their costs and possible obstacles may ... America. In many areas, wetlands and estuarine beaches may be squeezed between advancing seas and dikes or seawalls built to protect human settlements. Several local governments are implementing land-use ...
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River Law: Who owns the rivers? River navigability law, for river access, river rights, river conservation, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, paddling, whitewater, and fly-fishing.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers grants "section 404" permits for alteration of riverbeds. A number of rural landowners have paid hefty fines for bulldozing along rivers to build dikes and other structures, mistakenly thinking that they were bulldozing on their own land. 27. What about river pollution? State and federal regulations limit or ...
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Danube River Basin
RiverFax one of our publications About Rivers Basics. What is a river, a living River? Dam Decommissioning Sustainable Waterpolicy & Rivermanagment Educational Projects About RiverNet and ERN General Information ... Long-term solutions needed for people and nature (WWF) 18.04.06 : The Danube ruptures dikes: thousands flee 16.04.06 : Die Donau bedroht den Balkan ! Mehr als 10 serbische ...
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PISCES - Florida Everglades
Seek More Protection For Manatees In Bay June 23, 2004 Burrowing Catfish Threaten Lake Okeechobee Dikes And Levees June 21, 2004 Miccosukees Lose Round On Everglades Cleanup June 18, 2004 Underwater ... , Waterways September 22, 2003 Martin County Residents Angry As Dirty Lake Water Stains St. Lucie River September 9, 2003 Do Plans To Restore Everglades Hold Water? September 7, 2003 Florida Keys ...
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Great Peninsula Conservancy: Where We Work - Klingel Wetland Refuge
Waterfowl, songbirds, coyotes, beaver, deer and river otter round out the wild residents. Rarer species such as trumpeter swans, white pelicans and ... Service and other partners on a long-term estuarine restoration project. The work will remove dikes and restore the natural salt marsh which is an extremely rich habitat. Ultimately, Great ...
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BIG RIVER BOATING SAFETY
Dikes Dikes or wing dams are piles of rock constructed to direct the current into the navigation channel. There are hundreds of these structures in the Lower Mississippi River. Some extend ... as logs or whole trees. Preparation To ensure safe and enjoyable boating on the Mississippi River we recommend the following: Items to Bring ∑ Flotation device that can be thrown ∑ Personal Flotation ...
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Wing Dikes
Dikes HABITAT WING DIKES Wing dikes are rock structures extending from the river bank out into the river channel. Some dikes may be more than a mile ... as shelter to avoid the constant force of the riverís current. Many dikes are now being built with one or two notches ... Oxbow lakes, sloughs, side channels and chutes are located off the riverís main channel. In these habitats, the current is slow to ...
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Fly Fishing in Old Man River
Stuff Here! Fly Fishing in Old Man River By Bryce L. Meyer What follows below is not for neither the ... out the heavier fly rods.† The hottest part of the summer brings the river to lower, clear, levels, and exposes many sand and gravel bars.† To ... waters such as the Cuivre River, Columbia Bottom, again in the Carlyle Spillway, and in many sloughs, and behind wing dikes for the Asian Carp Invasion: ...
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