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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.

MISSOURI

Providing Water

Providing safe drinking water is a big job

KSMU

 

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

NATIONAL

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