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The Sacramento Bee
Going to a Sacramento river this weekend? Take safety guidelines seriouslyAnother weekend provides renewed opportunities for recreation in the Sacramento
Going to a Sacramento river this weekend? Take safety guidelines seriously
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Another weekend provides renewed opportunities for recreation in the Sacramento area. It also spotlights the need for safety. Sacramento river waters have been deadly this summer, but that’s not unusual. People drown in the Sacramento and American... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Body recovered from Sacramento RiverA man’s body was recovered Wednesday afternoon from the Sacramento River near M
Body recovered from Sacramento River
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
A man’s body was recovered Wednesday afternoon from the Sacramento River near Miller Park. Sacramento Police Department officers and Sacramento Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a body in the American River near the 2700 block of... Read more
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Boulder Weekly
Wet for 50:The river starts as nothing, just a trickle of snowmelt in the high Rockies, th
Wet for 50:
Boulder Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
The river starts as nothing, just a trickle of snowmelt in the high Rockies, the wet drops of a winter’s precipitation falling off of lichen-covered rocks, streaking cliffs in dark zebra stripes of moisture. But it grows bigger quickly. The... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
High Number of Drownings Prompt New Safety Signs Along RiverSACRAMENTO — The sixth drowning in Sacramento in just three weeks is prompting
High Number of Drownings Prompt New Safety Signs Along River
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 13 days ago
SACRAMENTO — The sixth drowning in Sacramento in just three weeks is prompting efforts to educate the public on water safety. Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Chairman Phil Serna said this weekend Tiscornia Beach will get new signage to alert... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
5th person drowns in Sacramento River in 3 weeksSACRAMENTO -- Authorities in Northern California are working to recover the bod
5th person drowns in Sacramento River in 3 weeks
Inside Bay Area / Posted 15 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Authorities in Northern California are working to recover the body of a man they say drowned near the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1JakZYJ ) the victim is a 24-year-old man... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
5th person drowns in Sacramento River in 3 weeksSACRAMENTO -- Authorities in Northern California are working to recover the bod
5th person drowns in Sacramento River in 3 weeks
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 15 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Authorities in Northern California are working to recover the body of a man they say drowned near the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1JakZYJ ) the victim is a 24-year-old man... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
2nd version of water plan to set key principles The second version of the Colorado Water Plan offers some assurance to the We
2nd version of water plan to set key principles
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
The second version of the Colorado Water Plan offers some assurance to the Western Slope about the process for deciding how the state will deal with water issues, but it still leaves the Western Slope... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Fifth Person Drowns in Sac. RiverAuthorities in Northern California are working to recover the body of a man the
Fifth Person Drowns in Sac. River
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 days ago
Authorities in Northern California are working to recover the body of a man they say drowned near the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers. The Sacramento Bee reported (http://bit.ly/1JakZYJ ) the victim is a 24-year-old man who... Read more
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KTVN Reno
5th person drowns in Sacramento River in 3 weeksSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in Northern California are working to rec
5th person drowns in Sacramento River in 3 weeks
KTVN Reno / Posted 16 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in Northern California are working to recover the body of a man they say drowned near the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1JakZYJ ) the victim is a... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
5th person drowns in Sacramento River in 3 weeksSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in Northern California are working to rec
5th person drowns in Sacramento River in 3 weeks
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 16 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in Northern California are working to recover the body of a man they say drowned near the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1JakZYJ ) the victim is a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Another person drowns in Sacramento River; search for body is on, authorities sayAuthorities were working Sunday to recover the body of another person they say
Another person drowns in Sacramento River; search for body is on, authorities say
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
Authorities were working Sunday to recover the body of another person they say drowned near the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers. The victim is a 24-year-old man officials say they believe drowned after entering the water on the... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Crystal River protection gets the backing of Pitkin CountyLocal group’s effort aims at safeguarding stream from dams and future diversion
Crystal River protection gets the backing of Pitkin County
Aspen Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
Local group’s effort aims at safeguarding stream from dams and future diversions The Pitkin County Open Space and Trails Board on Thursday endorsed a local effort to protect a large portion of the Crystal River from future diversions or the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
State grant will help improve Marsh CreekBRENTWOOD -- Residents here will be getting a bigger -- and better -- Marsh Cre
State grant will help improve Marsh Creek
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 20 days ago
BRENTWOOD -- Residents here will be getting a bigger -- and better -- Marsh Creek to enjoy. Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District recently learned that it received a state grant of just over $744,000, which will enable the... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
State grant will help improve Marsh CreekBRENTWOOD -- Residents here will be getting a bigger -- and better -- Marsh Cre
State grant will help improve Marsh Creek
Oakland Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
BRENTWOOD -- Residents here will be getting a bigger -- and better -- Marsh Creek to enjoy. Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District recently learned that it received a state grant of just over $744,000, which will enable the... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Riverkeeper: Is the Coosa safe for swimming?Riverkeeper Frank Chitwood, with Coosa Riverkeeper, tests the acidity of the wa
Riverkeeper: Is the Coosa safe for swimming?
The Gadsden Times / Posted 24 days ago
Riverkeeper Frank Chitwood, with Coosa Riverkeeper, tests the acidity of the water in Wills Creek on Thursday near Attalla. Coosa Riverkeeper...GadsdenTimes.comJuly 11, 2015 8:55 PM

How safe is the water in the Coosa River and its tributaries?... Read more

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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Ralliers needed for water quality causeTo the editor: Join the major Clean Water Rally on July 12, at noon. Crescent
Ralliers needed for water quality cause
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 24 days ago
To the editor: Join the major Clean Water Rally on July 12, at noon. Crescent Beach Family Park is the starting point. We will form a Hands Across The Sand line with humans arm in arm linked as a bond for ending the Lake O discharges and demanding... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCBy Ciapha Dennis Outdoor recreation generates $18 billion in consumer spending
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 27 days ago
By Ciapha Dennis Outdoor recreation generates $18 billion in consumer spending in South Carolina, according to the Outdoor Industry Association. With this in mind, the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments is hoping to enhance... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCBy Ciapha Dennis Outdoor recreation generates $18 billion in consumer spending
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 27 days ago
By Ciapha Dennis Outdoor recreation generates $18 billion in consumer spending in South Carolina, according to the Outdoor Industry Association. With this in mind, the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments is hoping to enhance... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Ralliers needed for water quality causeTo the editor: Join the major Clean Water Rally on July 12, at noon. Crescent
Ralliers needed for water quality cause
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
To the editor: Join the major Clean Water Rally on July 12, at noon. Crescent Beach Family Park is the starting point. We will form a Hands Across The Sand line with humans arm in arm linked as a bond for ending the Lake O discharges and demanding... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento’s rivers soothe in summer heat, but experts urge cautionAt least two people recently drowned – and others had to be rescued – as swimme
Sacramento’s rivers soothe in summer heat, but experts urge caution
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
At least two people recently drowned – and others had to be rescued – as swimmers and rafters took to Sacramento-area waterways to escape the heat. The tragedies and near-misses have prompted renewed calls from public-safety officials for increased... Read more
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New Kerala
Four piranhas found in South Korea reservoir South Korean authorities caught four piranhas in the water reservoir of a mou
Four piranhas found in South Korea reservoir
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
South Korean authorities caught four piranhas in the water reservoir of a mountainous area this weekend, according to media reports. This is the first sighting of these freshwater species, native to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Thousands enjoy Sacramento 4th of July from the waterWhile much of Sacramento grappled Saturday with how to beat the midday heat, re
Thousands enjoy Sacramento 4th of July from the water
The Sacramento Bee / Posted a month ago
While much of Sacramento grappled Saturday with how to beat the midday heat, relief was just a few feet away for the thousands of locals and visitors who spent Independence Day on the water. The Sacramento and American rivers were packed with... Read more