from the river

See: fluvial
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As a result, Syria, the middle riparian on the Euphrates, bases its strongest claims on the principle of equity, for not only does it need water from the river for a major portion of its irrigated agriculture, but also faces severe domestic water shorta ges.
There were generations where people were told to stay away from the river,'' said Lewis MacAdams, a Los Angeles writer who founded Friends of the Los Angeles River in the mid-1980s.
Los Angeles drew its water from the river and groundwater basins it sustained before the city's aqueduct was completed and brought water from the Sierra Nevada beginning in 1913.
From the river, boaters can see the legacy of that ill-fated mining venture, a tram tower high on the south rim and the severed tram wires, which rest against the walls of the canyon.
Los Angeles drew much of its water from the river before the city's aqueduct was completed and brought water from the Sierra Nevada beginning in 1913.
We've helped lead this project with two goals in mind: removing trash from the rivers here and raising awareness about the importance of cleaning and restoring rivers nationwide," said Jarvis.
Our fellow sponsors and the local volunteers get involved not only to help remove tons of trash from the rivers but also to raise awareness about the importance of restoring rivers nationwide.
In addition to donating cash and in-kind materials, many of the sponsor organizations will also have volunteers helping collect, remove and recycle trash from the rivers.
The barge is currently filled with heaps of tires, bags of plastic and glass bottles, candy wrappers and other garbage gathered from the rivers.
The barge will serve as a temporary repository and for all the garbage and materials collected from the rivers.