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  List of waterways - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The List of waterways is a link page for any river, canal, estuary or firth.
Stecknitz Canal was a predecessor of the Elbe-Lübeck Canal
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/List_of_waterways   (125 words)

  
  Canal
Canals are man-made waterways, usually connecting existing lakes, rivers, or oceans.
They are used for transportation, often by barge or narrowboat on smaller canals, and by ship on canals that connect oceans.
This belief was due to a combination of errors: an optical illusion caused the astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli to think he saw channels on the planet's surface, and the Italian word for channels, "canali", was misunderstood by English-speakers.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ca/Canal.html   (141 words)

  
 The Inland Waterways Association of Ireland Join a Mailing List
The purpose of this list is to provide a forum for the discussion of matters generally relating to inland waterways and in particular (though not exclusively), the inland waterways of Ireland.
Information submitted to this list is the opinion of the subscribers themselves and may not represent the official position of the association.
This list is provided as a service and a resource to its subscribers by IWAI and the association makes no guarantees as to the availability, reliability or continued operation of the service.
www.iwai.ie /mailinglist.php3   (1104 words)

  
 IWAI - The Irish Inland Waterways
RIVER SHANNON (Map) 160 miles (257 km) of cruising water covering 80 square miles (129 square km) from Killaloe to Lough Allen in Co. Leitrim together with the Carnadoe and Boyle Waters with seven locks.
Navigation administration by Waterways Ireland, and boats are required to be registered (no charge) with engines of over 10bhp.
Charges: Permits at the rate of €0.60 per lock (large sea lock Ringsend €12.70) obtainable from Waterways Ireland or from Canal Depot, Tullamore or from lockeepers at Lowtown, Shannon Harbour, Carlow and Graiguenamanagh.
www.iwai.ie /waterways.html   (1299 words)

  
 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Canal
Canals are man-made waterways, usually connecting existing lakes, rivers, or oceans.
They are used for transportation, often by barges or narrowboats on smaller canals, and by ships on ship canals that connect to the ocean.
Irrigation canals are man-made waterways for the delivery of water and preceded the use of transportation canals.
fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/Canal   (150 words)

  
 Florida PIRG   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To be included on the list of impaired waters, assessments of contamination must be based on at least twenty tests within the previous five years.
• 755 waterways were out of compliance for dissolved oxygen in at least one year from 1999-2001 when counting only samples taken in the spring and summer, but not when counting tests from throughout the year.
This provision allows for the exclusion of polluted waterways from the list of impaired waters with no guarantee that they will be cleaned up and no mechanism for enforcement if they are not.
floridapirg.org /FL.asp?id2=5868&id3=FL&   (1283 words)

  
 Some Indiana Waterways Too Polluted to Fish, Swim - Science - RedOrbit
Nearly 1,600 streams and lakes in Indiana are unsafe to fish or swim in because of pollution ranging from animal waste to chemicals, a state report concludes.
She said the state simply is doing a more thorough job of assessing waterways, as required by the federal Clean Water Act.
Yet, the sheer size of the list underscores the need to reduce pollution that largely has gone unregulated, including runoff from developments and farms, and pollution in even small waterways such as drainage ditches, experts said.
www.redorbit.com /news/science/468502/some_indiana_waterways_too_polluted_to_fish_swim/index.html?source=r_scienc   (415 words)

  
 List of polluted local waters grows - 75 lakes, rivers, and creeks deemed 'impaired' by state ecology agency   (Site not responding. Last check: )
More than 700 waterways are in trouble -- most often because they're too warm to keep fish healthy, but also because of pollution from toxic chemicals and bacteria, state Ecology Department officials said yesterday.
Under the federal Clean Water Act, the list is supposed to be updated every two years, but a change in federal regulations compounded by a flood of data delayed the process, Ecology officials said.
Ecology rates state waterways on a scale of one to five, the number increasing with the level of pollution.
www.citizenreviewonline.org /jan2004/list.htm   (1575 words)

  
 636 Polluted Lakes and Streams in Washington State
Ecology puts water bodies on the list that either do not meet standards currently or which are not expected to meet standards within two years, and more needs to be done to control pollution.
Approximately two-thirds of the water bodies on the two lists are the same, and one-third of the waters has changed.
The primary reasons waters are no longer on the list are either action is being done to improve the health of some segments or new information shows the segments do not meet the criteria for being listed.
www.ecy.wa.gov /news/1998news/98-112.html   (555 words)

  
 KWA -- Kentucky Waterways Alliance | /CWA/commentsKY.html
We believe this inclusive list of sources of information means that the state may not exclude information because of arbitrary limitations on what it considers acceptable data.
This inclusive list of sources of information means that the state may not exclude information because of arbitrary limitations on what it considers acceptable data.
The federally listed threatened and endangered species at MCNP and the surrounding area include, but are not limited to, Eggert's sunflower, Indiana bat, Gray bat, Kentucky cave shrimp, Ring pink mussel, Rough pigtoe mussel, Tuberculed-blossom pearly mussel, Purple cat's paw pearly mussel, Fanshell mussel, Northern riffleshell mussel, Clubshell mussel, and the bald eagle.
www.kwalliance.org /CWA/commentsKY.html   (14109 words)

  
 JS Online: 21 lakes, rivers off impaired list
The state plans to remove 21 river segments from its proposed impaired waterways list, but 10 lakes and rivers are expected to be added to the list this year because of poor water quality.
In other cases, waterways were added to the list because of a blend of point and non-point source pollution.
Two other waterways were added to the list because of contaminated sediment: Gruber's Grove Bay of Lake Wisconsin in Sauk County, where mercury has been detected, and a tributary of Bower Creek, a waterway southeast of the city of Green Bay, with contamination by polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs.
www.jsonline.com /story/index.aspx?id=78906&format=print   (689 words)

  
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They were on a 1998 list of 157 waterways reported to federal authorities but not on the updated list released Monday.
Many waterways are on the impaired list for the first time because the state's expanded water-quality monitoring system - praised by environmental groups - has turned up new signs of trouble.
The list is likely to change at least modestly after a monthlong public comment period.
www.iwrc.org /news/ia_full_story.cfm?NewsId=826   (360 words)

  
 The International Canal Monuments List - Part I
This list is mainly concerned with waterways whose primary aim was navigation and with the monuments that formed each line of waterway.
Heritage transportation canal corridors, where significant lengths of individual waterways and their infrastructure are considered of importance as a particular type of cultural landscape.
The explosion in waterway construction that followed in Britain resulted in the construction of some 1331 km of navigation that gave England the first integrated national system for the bulk transport of goods and materials in a modern industrialized economy.
www.icomos.org /studies/canals1.htm   (3238 words)

  
 Stockton Record news article 7/5/03   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The most-polluted list is a type of priority list for state regulators tasked with writing cleanup plans for the rivers and streams.
The invaders range from the pesky water hyacinth plant that clogs waterways to the sunfish that snack on native fish.
Overall, the number of waterways with identified pollution problems have increased since the last most-polluted list was drafted in 1998.
www.smithcanal.org /news_07-05-03.html   (716 words)

  
 Canal and Waterway Mailing List/Forum
Canals list messages from the December, 2003, to the present, are available (only to subscribers also registered with YahooGroups) at the YahooGroups web site, where the canals list is now hosted.
Canals list messages from the resurrection of the list on May 11, 2002 to December, 2003, are available (only to subscribers also registered with Topica) at the Topica web site, where the canals list was hosted during that period.
The uk.rec.waterways newsgroup and the canals list carried the same message traffic between November 1995 and June 11, 1999, when the gateway between the list and uk.rec.waterways was closed.
www.canals.com /maillist.htm   (2337 words)

  
 NJPIRG   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The current proposal encompasses waterways all across the state, looking at watersheds with drinking water sources comprehensively and incorporating data on impervious cover and threatened and endangered species.
He officially proposed these waterways for increased protections in October, and NJPIRG is advocating these new protections be adopted by this Earth Day, one year after they were proposed.
At the hearings in December on the proposed waterways, NJPIRG presented over 10,000 postcards as pieces of official public comment that support the governor’s initiative and have been collected from all over the state.
www.njpirg.org /NJ.asp?id2=9242&id3=NJ&   (798 words)

  
 PennEnvironment :: Clean air. Clean water. Open spaces.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Two industrial facilities and three municipalities in York County are listed in a water study that ranks Pennsylvania among the nation's top polluters.
The industrial offender that the report lists having the most citations in this area for high concentrations of pollutants is BAE Systems, formerly United Defense LP, followed by Glatfelter, according to the report released last week.
Local waterways affected are the Codorus Creek, Susquehanna River and south branch of the Conewago Creek.
www.pennenvironment.org /PE.asp?id2=23098   (825 words)

  
 Haywood Waterways Association
Hyatt Creek is on the NC Division of Water Quality 303(d) list of impaired waterways.
This is a list of all streams in the county (each state has their own list) that do no meet state water quality standards.
Haywood Waterways Association is a relative newcomer to the community (we were officially recognized as a nonprofit in 1998).
www.pagemanager.com /haywoodwaterways/hyattcrp.htm   (1391 words)

  
 Judge throws out state's list of polluted waterways - Wednesday, 07/16/03   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lyle's ruling is the result of a lawsuit by the city of Cookeville, which argued the list was illegal and its claims about pollution were arbitrary and not based on scientific evidence.
Each waterway is classified according to use, with categories including recreation and fish and aquatic life, Leiserson said.
For each category, certain standards are created, and if a waterway doesn't meet those standards it is placed on a list that is sent to the federal Environmental Protection Agency, he said.
www.tennessean.com /local/archives/03/07/36025622.shtml?Element_ID=36025622   (458 words)

  
 seMissourian.com: Story: Sierra Club questions Missouri's shorter polluted waterways list
The draft report from the Department of Natural Resources lists 82 Missouri rivers, lakes and streams as not meeting federal clean water standards, down from 207 bodies of water on the 2002 list.
Of the other waterways, 47 were dropped because a plan has been developed to get them in compliance and 48 weren't listed because the state didn't have enough information to list them.
The list, which is required by the EPA, helps direct resources for studying and removing water pollution.
www.semissourian.com /story/1173115.html   (369 words)

  
 Press Releases - JCAA News (June 2002)
Prior to the announcement, special designation was applied narrowly to the state’s waterways, failing to protect 14 of the state’s 15 largest reservoirs and most of the state’s largest rivers and streams that serve as drinking water sources.
In the process of identifying waterways for special designation, the DEP will consider a range of criteria, especially the use of the waterway as public water supply, habitat for threatened and endangered species, and other environmental values that the waterway embodies.
Development near waterways is the single biggest factor in water degradation, burdening waterways with nutrients and bacteria from sewer discharge and urban run-off.
www.jcaa.org /JCNL0206/Press.htm   (719 words)

  
 Protecting Pennsylvania's Waterways
Few waterways in the state remain safe for fishing or swimming, and now many Pennsylvanians are concerned about the health of the watersheds that supply their drinking water - and with good reason.
If polluters have their way, we would be unable to give the state's remaining pristine waterways the levels of protection that protect our health and environment.
We need to be moving towards cleaner waterways, not higher levels of pollution that degrade our rivers and streams.
www.dvwffa.org /cons1101.htm   (676 words)

  
 DWQ - Modeling and TMDL Unit :: The 303b and 303d Report
Listed waters must be prioritized, and a management strategy or total maximum daily load (TMDL) must subsequently be developed for all listed waters.
All information must be postmarked by the listed closing date (listed at the end of this page) in order for DWQ to consider it for use in the basinwide water quality plan.
Questions about the 303(d) list may be directed to Chris Wu at (919) 733-5083 ext.
h2o.enr.state.nc.us /tmdl/General_303d.htm   (749 words)

  
 Columbia Missourian - City hopes to keep Grindstone off dirty list
The state government plans to add Grindstone Creek to its list of impaired waters, but Columbia officials are urging the state to reconsider.
In a proposed draft of the list, the department found that Grindstone Creek, which by state regulations is designated for swimming and other recreational uses, exceeded limits for bacteria common to human waste water.
Midkiff said that while the new city sewer lines might lead to Grindstone Creek to be removed from a list of impaired waterways in future years, city officials are looking to manage the city’s image by requesting to stay off the list currently up for approval.
www.digmo.com /news/story.php?ID=24244   (640 words)

  
 NBC10 - FOX14
Ten lakes and 34 streams are included in the EPA's list.
The waterways are now put on a 13 year probation period.
During that time the state of Arkansas must prove to the EPA that they are working towards improving the water quality in each location.
www.region10.com /news.php?id=1748   (84 words)

  
 Local creeks going on 'dirty waters' list - Top Stories
Parts of the Severn, South, West and Rhode rivers and Parker Creek are among 145 waterways the Maryland Department of the Environment proposes adding to the Impaired Surface Waters list, which is sent to federal officials every two years as part of the Clean Water Act.
State officials said a waterway is not automatically considered unsafe for fishing, swimming or boating if it is added to the list.
There are several categories of pollution that can land a waterway on the list, including nutrient, sediment, biological, bacterial, toxics and metals.
www.hometownannapolis.com /cgi-bin/read/2006/02_10-43/TOP   (703 words)

  
 Florida Continues Restoration of Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries   - 06/20/05
An impaired water is a river, lake or stream that, because of pollution levels, is not meeting water quality standards for its designated use, such as fishing, swimming, shellfish harvesting or as a source of drinking water.
A waterbody is removed from the 1998 list when there is enough scientific data to confirm that it is meeting its designated use or if there was a flaw in the initial listing.
For Group 3 waterways, the science indicates that 182 waterbodies are either meeting water quality standards or were never impaired.
www.dep.state.fl.us /secretary/news/2005/06/0620_01.htm   (1154 words)

  
 Sierra Club Compass: Sewage 101
In fact, the most common threat to the health of waters across the United States is nutrient pollution, from a variety of sources, including animal waste—particularly from factory farms—fertilizers, human sewage, and stormwater runoff.
All U.S. coastal waters currently show signs of nutrient over-enrichment, and more than 60 percent of coastal rivers and bays in every coastal state in the Lower 48 are moderately-to-severely polluted by nutrients.
According to the EPA, elevated levels of nitrogen and phosphorus are responsible for impairing a huge list of waterways in every state.
www.sierraclub.org /compass/2006/06/sewage-101.asp   (445 words)

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