Shenandoah River

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a river of northern Virginia that empties into the Potomac at Harpers Ferry

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We walk to the point where the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers converge and the Appalachian National Scenic Trail cuts through town.
The gunfire began shortly after the bus forded the Shenandoah River in the backwoods of northwestern Virginia.
In mid-July 2003, a fisherman on the Shenandoah River in Northern Virginia found the body of Brenda "Smiley" Paz.
Slowing down from Petersburg Gap, the waters spread out through broad, verdant farmlands, reaching the Potomac, which joins the Shenandoah River at Harpers Ferry W.
Harper prospered in this enterprise, raised a family, formally established a town in 1763, and built a gristmill on the Shenandoah River.
Most importantly, it will reduce the nutrient effluent level in the North Fork of the Shenandoah River by over 200,000 lb per year.
Nutrient-rich wastewater no longer flows into the North Fork of the Shenandoah River from Broadway or Timberville, Va.
The Skyline drive follows the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains with spectacular views into the Shenandoah River valley, and autumn is the ideal time to see the amazing displays of colour that come from the forests.
Below Petersburg Gap, the waters slow and spread out through broad farmlands and orchards of this verdant valley They reach the Potomac near Green Spring, turn turbulent again as they join the Shenandoah River at Harpers Ferry, and eventually flow passively through our nation's capital and on to Chesapeake Bay.
Among the other hydroelectric plants for sale are: three on the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania; one on the Cheat River in West Virginia; and four in Virginia on the Shenandoah River.
The 99-acre farm had been eyed for "Murphy's Landing," a 188-house subdivision that would have included a 200-foot water tower and a daily discharge of 70,000 gallons of treated sewage into a tributary of the Shenandoah River.
From there, the water flows into the North Fork of the Shenandoah River, and then into the Chesapeake Bay.
If there was ever a place of grace for me, it is that one, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and intersected by the Shenandoah River.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) blocked the state of West Virginia from issuing a permit to developers who wanted to dump treated sewage from a proposed 188-unit subdivision into the Shenandoah River.
On a stretch of Virginia's scenic Shenandoah River there's an advisory against eating fish tainted with mercury from an industrial spill 17 years ago, but there are no signs.
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