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Rivers a vital part of W.Va.’s past

June 21, 2013 PARKERSBURG — The Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers have played an important role in Wood County history including serving as troop and supply transport routes during the Civil Wa. more »»

Highest flood levels, benchmarks, current river levels

March 11, 2011 Historical crests for the Ohio River at Parkersburg, in feet, according to the National Weather Service. Flood stage is 36 feet. Action stage. more »»

Rivers helped Parkersburg thrive

November 20, 2007 Rivers play key role The rivers always have played an integral role in the daily lives of Parkersburg residents. more »»

Wall protects city from flood

November 20, 2007 Since 1832 the city of Parkersburg has had more than 40 damage-causing floods. The worst flood, in 1913, crested at 58.9 feet and covered much of the downtown area with more than 20 feet of wate. more »»

Little Kanawha once was vital transportation link

November 20, 2007 Little Kanawha once was vital transportation link Beginning as a creek in Upshur County, the Little Kanawha River flows 167 miles through Braxton, Gilmor, Calhoun, Wirt and Wood counties... more »»



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