James River Water Levels

Westham Gauge
Gauge Height: 4.66'
Flow: 3820 cfps

Trail Conditions: Richmond


Todays Tides: Richmond Locks

High Tide: 12:06am
Low Tide: 7:18pm

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Nicole Anderson Ellis

Take 5! to Remember Virginia’s Hidden History

While the nation debates the future of Richmond’s 60 foot monuments to Confederate soldiers, a small historic marker east of town recalls the African American soldiers of the Army of …

By Nicole Anderson Ellis | August 27, 2017 | Posted In: Uncategorized

To Rock, or Not to Riverrock? That is the Coal Ash Question

My daughter made the suggestion. I was tired and eager to be home, but I heard myself say, “Great idea. Where on the river? The Pipeline?” She was right, of …

By Nicole Anderson Ellis | March 1, 2016 | Posted In: Environment, Features, James River

Ten Ways to Battle Evil in 2016

Maybe you know this story. A child asks why there’s evil in the world. Her grandfather explains that within every person live two wolves, that always fight. One wolf wants …

By Nicole Anderson Ellis | December 28, 2015 | Posted In: Environment

Maybe Winter is Not Coming

So…what if we change the story? What if we set it on a submarine? Then all the characters – all those generations of heroes and villains – live within those …

By Nicole Anderson Ellis | November 16, 2015 | Posted In: Environment, Features

What the World(s) Needs Now

I am not a race fan. At least I wasn’t. The truth is, I had no idea what to expect from UCI 2015. Traffic, of course. And crowds. But I …

By Nicole Anderson Ellis | October 12, 2015 | Posted In: Features, Road Biking

Let the World Come…and Go

“We’re no Charlotte, but we’re growing.” Back in the summer of 2000, when I was new to Richmond, I heard this all the time. Worse still were the self-deprecating comparisons …

By Nicole Anderson Ellis | September 14, 2015 | Posted In: Features, Uncategorized
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