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  1. Rivers

    Rivers is a town in the Canadian province of Manitoba located 40 kilometres northwest of Brandon. Rivers had a population of 1,193 people in the 2006 census. Rivers was named in 1908 after Sir Charles Rivers Wilson, Chairman of the Board of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. It is 473 metres above sea level, and is entirely encircled by the Rural Municipality of Daly in the Westman Region. Agriculture, Health and related businesses provide economics for the community and area. The local schools fall under the Rolling River School Division, with a Nursery School, Rivers Elementary school, and Rivers Collegiate Institute. New playground equipment was installed in 2010 at the Rivers Elementary School and is put to good use by the whole community. The high school is a "Pay It Forward" school and works on programs to do just that. For decades Rivers Collegiate has been praised for its outstanding sports programs, including volleyball, basketball, and baseball. Nearby is Lake Wahtopanah. This lake is a part of the Rivers Provincial Park and provides good fishing both summer and winter. There are many campsites to be rented and walking trails, miniature golf or a delicious ice cream help pass those summer vacation days. Depending on the season, you will see a variety of users on the lake from swimming, waterskiing, sailing, to snowmobiling and ice fishing. There are permanent cottages and homes on both sides of the lake. With its length of 13 km, there is room for everyone.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Rivers

    Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).

Editors Contribution

  1. riversnoun

    Plural noun of river.

    The rivers all met at one source to enter the sea.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rivers' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4507

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rivers in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rivers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. National Weather Service:

    Many areas from Louisiana up toward Missouri and into Illinois saw rainfall totals over 7 inches( with some localized amounts up to a foot) fall within 48 hours. Currently there are 21 million under a flood watch or warning from eastern Oklahoma up into Indiana, many of the rivers in these states have crested or( are) nearing crest and remain in moderate or major flood category. Many roads across this region are closed because of the flooding.

  2. Michel Le Pechoux:

    The soil is saturated with rain and the rivers are already swollen, so the emergency is likely to get worse from flooding in the next few days.

  3. Mohamed Hassan:

    Not only are families losing their remaining livestock, but the heavy rain is making the roads inaccessible, roads are turning into raging rivers and trucks carrying food assistance are unable to reach many communities.

  4. Che Long Che Ali:

    My durian trees didn't fruit last year. Our rivers and the air we breathe are polluted. People have fallen sick.

  5. Mark Stewart:

    A new front is coming in today and another on Saturday but they are not expected to be as bad, we still have rivers over flood stage in eleven counties as of 6 a.m. (local) but most of the rivers have crested and are falling.

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