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QRR impacts and benefits (Opinion)

Source: 
Roanoke-Chowan News Herald

We have now had a year of experience living with the US Corps of Engineers’ new plan for managing the flow of water in the Roanoke River, commonly referred to as the Quasi-Run of the River, or QRR. Simply put, the QRR approach involves releasing flood waters held in Kerr Lake faster, which results in shorter duration flooding downstream.

Date Updated: 
Thursday, July 6, 2017