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Posted in: News- Dec 01, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: How flooding took a town off the map, working to provide drinking water, and what the term “100-year flood” actually means.


Providing Water

Providing safe drinking water is a big job



Avoided Flooding

Attorney says flooding could have been avoided

News Press Now


Water Everywhere

Water, water, everywhere

Washington University


James River Book

Interested in James River? Springfield couple has published the book for you

Springfield News-Leader


Flooded Out

Times Beach: Dioxin and flooding took a town off the map

St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Huge Hog Sucker

Huge hog sucker gigged on the Current River is a Missouri record

Lake Expo


Rare Snapping Turtle

Rare wild alligator snapping turtle found in Illinois – the first in 30 years

Springfield News-Leader


Brazil Nut Effect

‘Brazil nut effect’ helps explain how rivers resist erosion

Science Daily


Crappy Place

Waste Water: The crappiest place in America – literally

The Revelator


Aquifer Drops

Rural areas at risk as water levels drop in massive aquifer

AP News


Misleading Terms

The term ’100-year flood’ can be misleading

Water Currents


Amending WOTUS

EPA, Army propose to amend effective date defining ‘Waters of the United States’

Water World


Replace Pipes

Michigan wants all lead pipes replaces within 20 years

Kansas City Star