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River data and articles from bodies of water across the country
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Why Care for Small Streams?

Why Care for Small Streams? | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Garden Canyon River, AZ | © Arizona Office of TourismOur Waters Are ConnectedYou may know them simply as a small creek running through the backyard, or the little stream that only appears whe
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Vote- Best American Riverfront Nominees: 2014 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards

Vote- Best American Riverfront Nominees:  2014 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Voting for the Best American Riverfront is open! Cast your vote daily to help pick the 2014 10Best Readers' Choice Award for Best American Riverfront.
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My 417-mile trip down the 'endangered' river

My 417-mile trip down the 'endangered' river | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
I spent three weeks trying to kayak (and walk) down the “most endangered” river in America, California’s San Joaquin; I quickly learned why no one does that
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Marsh Bass - River Stages for most of the main Louisiana waterways

Marsh Bass - River Stages for most of the main Louisiana waterways | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center reports for Pearl River, Morgan City/Atchafalaya Basin, Venice/Lower Mississippi Delta, Delacroix, Bayou Segnette, Red River, and others
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Map of Wild and Scenic Rivers | American Rivers

Explore this map that shows all Wild and Scenic Rivers. Only a fraction of one percent of rivers nationwide remain wild and free, unencumbered by dams and
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Rivers' garbageman named CNN Hero of the Year

Rivers' garbageman named CNN Hero of the Year | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Chad Pregracke, who has dedicated his life to cleaning U.S. waterways, is the 2013 CNN Hero of the Year.
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Taking out the rivers' trash, one piece at a time

Taking out the rivers' trash, one piece at a time | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
In the past 15 years, Chad Pregracke has helped pull more than 67,000 tires from the Mississippi River and other waterways across the United States.
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Edward Burtynsky: Water (8 Photos) | PDN Photo of the Day

Edward Burtynsky: Water (8 Photos) | PDN Photo of the Day | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Cerro Prieto Geothermal Power Station, Baja, Mexico, 2012. © Edward Burtynsky/Courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/Howard Greenberg Gallery and
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Beach bound? Read this before you go near the water

Beach bound? Read this before you go near the water | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Following are the best -- and the worst -- of the lot.
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Why the First-ever U.S. Water Strategy Is Sure to Have a Ripple Effect

Why the First-ever U.S. Water Strategy Is Sure to Have a Ripple Effect | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
The U.S. Agency for International Development has released its first-ever Water and Development Strategy -- a roadmap of the U.S.
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Editorial endorsement: Amendment 1: Saving Florida’s brand

Editorial endorsement: Amendment 1: Saving Florida’s brand | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
With the Amendment 2 medical marijuana proposition lighting up political debate, Amendment 1 isn’t getting a lot of attention. But it could have the most lasting impact of any decision Florida
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Marsh Bass - Louisiana Tide, Tidal Ranges, Predictions

Marsh Bass - Louisiana Tide, Tidal Ranges, Predictions | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Around the gulf coast area, anglers have to deal with one high and low tide a day. See the latest tidal information.
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The United (Watershed) States of America

The United (Watershed) States of America | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
If the American states were formed around watershed, not political boundary.
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A New Map Of The U.S., Created From Where We Get Our Water

A New Map Of The U.S., Created From Where We Get Our Water | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Instead of fighting over water what if each state's boundaries let it get water from one source? Check out the Watershed States of America.
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American Rivers | What Does a Government Shutdown Mean for Rivers?

American Rivers | What Does a Government Shutdown Mean for Rivers? | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
With the National Parks closed no one can enjoy the beauty of the Elwha River in Olympic National Park, WA | © Lance McCoy Rivers and those who
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The National Atlas Streamer Map

The National Atlas Streamer Map | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
National Atlas - Streamer
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Nice application that traces entire watersheds across the US.

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Sprawling, Gorgeous Photo Project Dives Deep Into the Life and Heavy Industries of Rivers | Raw File | Wired.com

Sprawling, Gorgeous Photo Project Dives Deep Into the Life and Heavy Industries of Rivers | Raw File | Wired.com | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Jeff Rich's Watershed Project is an ongoing documentary study of three large rivers; the French Broad, the Tennessee and the Mississippi.
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Planning for water in metro Atlanta and its effect on rivers that nurture oysters in Apalachicola

Planning for water in metro Atlanta and its effect on rivers that nurture oysters in Apalachicola | American Watersheds | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This is the third of three stories this week that look at water issues that affect metro Atlanta. Click to read the first story and the second story.
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Coulbert on Nestle's plan to privatize water

Nestle launches Resource Water, and Board Chairman Peter Brabeck wonders if water is a human right.
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