Passaic River


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Pas·sa·ic River

 (pə-sā′ĭk)
A river rising in north-central New Jersey and flowing about 145 km (90 mi) to Newark Bay.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
These actions will address contamination that has impacted the quality of the Passaic River and the communitys ability to use the river.
"River Edge is set in an attractive neighborhood along the Passaic River," said Brian Whitmer, who is heading the assignment with Andrew Merin, David Bernhaut, Gary Gabriel, Ryan Dowd, Mark Phillips, John Alasclo and Sri Vankayala.
We put each of the frames into a different part of the bay, so that when we were finished, they made a string of sensors that stretched from the mouth of the bay in New York Harbor to the source of fresh water in the Passaic River. Once a month, we also returned to Newark Bay in a 30-foot boat, darting around 1,000-foot-long container ships to collect measurements of the salinity and speed of the water within the bay, compiling a series of snapshots of the internal structure of the estuary.
As he passed the Route 21 construction site, he entered a startlingly alien environment, surrounded by all sorts of temporary drainage pipes installed along the Passaic River. If he'd intended the trip to Passaic as a nostalgic visit to his past, he now was hurtling toward the eerie, quasi-industrial future, as if he had stepped into the pages of a sci-fi novel.
Most of the reports came from people living along the Passaic River, according to (http://www.nj.com/bergen/index.ssf/2016/01/mysterious_loud_banging_noises_heard_in_fair_lawn.html) NJ.com .
Pascrell and Gottheimer were joined by Jeff Tittel, the director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, along the river walk on River Drive in Garfield beside the contaminated Passaic River.
Dewberry and the New Jersey DOT incorporated a series of environmental protection techniques while building the Route 3 bridge over the Passaic River that led to the restoration of Dundee Island Preserve.
Risk of gastrointestinal disease associated with exposure to pathogens in the water of the Lower Passaic River. Appl Environ Microbiol 74(4):994-1003 (2008); doi:10.1128/AEM.
Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park was established in 2011 to interpret America's early industrial heritage, and to preserve the Great Falls of the Passaic River, designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1967.
"Ultrasound has special properties that have already been in use as a disinfectant to control unwanted organisms, such as bacteria in laboratories or surgical settings," said Professor Meiyin Wu, a biologist and director of the Passaic River Institute.
To determine the prevalence, antibiotic resistance and virulence factor profiles of Efs and Efm in the upper Passaic River, we collected duplicate water samples at six sites along the river monthly from June through October.
Much like Thoreau's relationship with Walden Pond, Williams' attachment to the Passaic River allows him to hold on to the idyllic imagery of the past: