A City Drinks From It

Dry River To Be Dredged To Maintain Water Flow

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Posted: September 6, 2013

A mound of debris consisting of leaves, twigs and some trash floats near the water intake along the Dry River, west of Riven Rock Park, in the George Washington National Forest in Rockingham County. Harrisonburg plans to begin dredging the area of the river, which is the city’s primary water source. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
HARRISONBURG — In 1934, the city received high acclaim in an article from national publication Engineering News-Record, which featured Harrisonburg’s new groundwater supply system in Rawley Springs.

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