downriver


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down·riv·er

 (doun′rĭv′ər)
adv. & adj.
Toward or near the mouth of a river; in the direction of the current: swam downriver; a downriver canoe race.

down•riv•er

(ˈdaʊnˈrɪv ər)

adv., adj.
in the direction of the current of a river.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.downriver - away from the source or with the current
upriver, upstream - toward the source or against the current
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This is a big problem, not small,' Kheng said, adding that the pollution is plain to see downriver, and that 'smart officials' have already taken note of the 'black water' and built their homes upstream.
EPAs draft report also states that PCB levels in fish and sediment are higher than the original remedy expected, and the final review report must outline specific steps EPA intends to take to investigate and remediate downriver contamination.
Dillon Marshall is hosting a cereal drive on behalf of Mimi's Mission, a local nonprofit organization, as a benefit for kids in the Downriver area.
Further downriver was Knott's Hole, a sheltered cove destroyed about a century ago as the coast was developed.
The weed has also been recorded downriver in the middle Zambezi close to Mana Pools.
The newspaper also says a $15 million Horticulture Education Center will be built on the college's Downriver Campus in Taylor and open by 2018.
IN DOWNRIVER, WE SEE THIS INSULARITY MANIFEST, NOT JUST IN THE INHABITANTS' RETICENCE, BUT ALSO IN THE WAY PROXIMITY FOSTERS SEXUAL DESIRE AND REINFORCES DARK DISPOSITIONS.
Downriver cities such as Tikrit, Samarra, and Baghdad could be inundated with smaller, but still significant levels of flooding within 24-72 hours of the breach," it says.
It also shows the old Peblig Factory further downriver where my father along with many locals worked.
The reservoir was lowered about two feet to reduce river flow on the downriver side of the dam to allow safe removal of the second denil.
Throughout the novel, Shane tries to keep things together: his team, his family, his brother's family, and now his brother as they journey downriver.
An alternate site to view waterfalls with abundant flow would be downriver from Lund Campground.