Cuyahoga River


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Cuy·a·ho·ga River

 (kī′ə-hō′gə, kə-hō′-)
A river, about 160 km (100 mi) long, of northeast Ohio flowing southwest then north to enter Lake Erie at Cleveland.
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The park system lands are all within the Lake Erie watershed and include significant holding along three major rivers; The Chagrin River, Rocky River and Cuyahoga River. The Park District is commonly referred to as the "Emerald Necklace" because the reservations encircle the city of Cleveland like a green necklace.
Rivers became so polluted that some caught fire, notably Ohio's Cuyahoga River in 1969.
Furnace Run and Yellow Creek were sampled near their confluence with the Cuyahoga River (Riverview Road and Yellow Creek Road, respectively).
The Clean Water Act was passed by Congress in 1972, three years after the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland caught fire in 1969 and embarrassed a nation that had long neglected its water pollution problems.
CVNRA sits on 30,000 acres along 22 miles of the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron.
Mayors visited the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, heard jazz at the city's Playhouse Square, attended a Cleveland Indians baseball game, and had a reception on the Cuyahoga River waterfront Flats area.
He grew up on the west side of town within walking distance of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River at a time when both were so toxic that when the river caught fire, the main concern was that it would spread to the lake.
We surveyed aquatic macrophyte diversity and abundance at 20 sites along the main channel of the Cuyahoga River and its tributaries.
The building's design includes a reddish brick facade with wide bay windows that offer tenants a panoramic view of Lake Erie, the Cuyahoga River, and the Downtown skyline.
On its western and southwestern edges, the Grand River adjoins the Chagrin and Cuyahoga river watersheds, respectively.
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