Rich nutrients and sediment in the water come from the mixing of fresh river
water and salty ocean water.
amp;nbsp; Both sides of the river harness not only sulfuric water but also the fresh river
water for rinsing off.
Additionally the state has been using water diversion tactics to flush fresh river
water out into the marshes, the Atchafalaya basin and into the Gulf itself to keep the oil slick at bay.
Once it consisted of 17 major creeks, besides a large number of minor creeks; currently, however, only one creek is active, and that too, periodically; people are being forced to commit suicide due to the nonavailability of fresh river
water in deltas for sustaining human life.
The state's complex replumbing of nature is designed primarily to pump fresh river
water out of Northern California to send it more than 400 miles south.
Estuary water also falls between two stools, being a mixture of fresh river
water and brine.