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ri·par·i·an

(ri-pār'ē-ăn, rī-),
Pertaining to or inhabiting a river bank.
[L. riparius, fr. ripa, bank]

riparian

pertaining to a river bank.
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With diverse developmental status among and within these four riparian countries, and if we go further deeper and extract the planned hydropower projects featuring in their national plans, we will notice that there are around twenty five, more or less new hydropower projects to be erected (See attached maps of the Nile Basin Initiative) to guarantee power security and socio-economic development and stability.
The three major drainages we studied were Lyle, Post, and O'Donnell canyons, each of which supported mixed riparian woodlands consisting principally of desert willow, Arizona walnut, velvet ash, Wright's sycamore, and Fremont cottonwood along with smaller numbers of Goodding's willow.
The Assessment Studies for the proposed Rogun HPP are then planned to be finalized in August, after comments from riparian governments and civil society stakeholders have been carefully considered.
Four vineyard sites with adjacent wooded riparian habitat along California's north coast were chosen for this study (Table 1).
These setbacks are designed to minimize the amount of herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers that leach into surface waters and to maintain native riparian vegetation along the riverbanks, which helps prevent erosion and water turbidity.
Agreement has been reached on the majority of the articles, but the thorniest one is Article 14 (b) which states that: "The Nile Basin States therefore agree, in a spirit of cooperation, to work together to ensure that all states achieve and sustain water security and not to significantly affect the water security of any other Nile Basin States (proposed by the Upper riparian countries) not to adversely affect water security and the current use and rights of any other Nile Basin States (proposed by lower riparian countries).
As a lower riparian state, India will be vulnerable to any major storage projects planned on the Yarlung- Tsangpo.
The channel and bank stabilization will protect the new trail and other adjacent properties and provide for ecological restoration of the riparian corridor.
The low, sandy banks often experienced flooding and deposition of alluvial material high in nutrients that helped support a healthy riparian ecosystem.
At a Russian-German gas conference Yazev tried to shift blame onto Baltic riparian countries, most of which question the pipeline's construction through their respective exclusive economic zones or oppose it outright.
During the summer of 2005, the Santa Aria Pueblo started surveying all suitable riparian habitats within its boundaries for willow flycatchers.
Turkey, Syria, and Iraq, which share the Tigris-Euphrates water, and Israel and Palestine, which share the Jordan River basin, are cases illustrative of the relationship dynamic among riparian states and of the effect a scarcity of water has had in the greater Middle East.