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Dredging is the act of removing silt and other material from the bottom of bodies of water As sand and silt washes downstream, sedimentation gradually fill channels and harbors. This material must be periodically removed by dredging. Dredging is the removal of sediments and debris from the bottom of lakes, rivers, harbors, and other water bodies. It is a routine necessity in waterways around the world because sedimentation—the natural process of sand and silt washing downstream—gradually fills channels and harbors. Dredging often is focused on maintaining or increasing the depth of navigation channels, anchorages, or berthing areas to ensure the safe passage of boats and ships.
Spectacular sunrises and sunsets, good fishing, a tour of the water in a favorite boat, a beautiful backdrop to enjoy scenery and explore nature, or a place to reflect or just get away from it all. Many potential waterfront property buyers have a mental picture of the ideal lake setting and experience they would like. With more than 15, lakes in the state, there are many types and sizes all with their own unique character and natural assets.
History[ edit ] According to legend, a battle in between the Cheyenne and the Kiowa or Pawnee turned one of the streams blood red. Blood Creek now flows into the lowlands. Greyhound racing in the United States traces its start to a coursing event in the bottoms in The ditch washed out in a flood. During the s, various plans were put forth to drain the Bottoms and convert it to farmland.