Carson River


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Carson River

A river rising in the Sierra Nevada of eastern California and flowing about 250 km (150 mi) northeast through Carson City, Nevada, to the Carson Sink, an intermittent lake.
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The middle reaches receive less than 400 mm of precipitation annually on average, with lower reaches of the Carson River receiving less than 125 mm.
Among their topics are empowerment versus charity in bringing micro-flush toilets to the poor: sustainable local economics for the common good, effects of climate change on water availability for the environmental flow of the Usumacinta River in Mexico, integrated watershed management and floodplain protection on the Carson River in the western US, water quality monitoring in urban basins as support for water resources management: a case study from southern Brazil, and uncertainty in minimum instream flow requirements for streams in semi-arid environments.
Page pointed to an NPL listing for mercury contamination in the Carson River in the Dayton area about 30 years ago as an example of a listing where little if any money has ever been spent.
Having concluded the first leg of the Zephyr segment of our train adventure the previous night, we've turned our sights to its grittier cousin: the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, Nevada's most famous short line, formed in 1868 to haul ore from the great Comstock mines to reduction mills in Silver City and along the Carson River. This was hardscrabble mining country.
The body of William McCune, 62, was bound by duct tape, wrapped in a blanket and dumped in the Carson River in Carson City, Nev.
Regulators closed Carson River Community Bank in Nevada and Rainier Pacific Bank in Tacoma.
was appointed receiver of Rainier Pacific Bank in Tacoma and Carson River Community Bank, based in Carson City, Nev.
Bigelow supervises operations at the Lahontan National Fish Hatchery in Gardnerville, Nevada, on the banks of the Carson River. The hatchery is part of a larger integrated fisheries complex that includes the Nevada Fishery Resources Office and Marble Bluff Fish Passage Facility.
Formed by the meandering flow of the Carson River, valley soils tend to be sandy loam with very little organic material, making moisture retention difficult.
The wetlands of the Lahontan Valley are the final drainage area for the Carson River. The four primary wetland areas in the valley are the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, Stillwater Wildlife Management Area, Carson Lake, and Fallon Tribal Wetlands.