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Rain water rises in Emory River

Rain water rose in the Emory River yesterday, due to, of all things, rain, which is not uncommon in Tennessee during the winter. And according to the blog site,, the river reached record level flows of 25,000 cfs (cubic feet per second). Not flood stage, but at this point you have to wonder if extra water flowing through the Emory and over the weir will wash more of the contaminated ash downstream. Or, perhaps you could ask, how will it not?

Read the Roane Views blog post about this




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