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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Jan 19, 2018 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Attacking Asian carp near St. Louis, a second swallow hole in Wilson’s Creek, and what tree’s tell us about a river’s past.


Second Swallow Hole

James River Basin Partnership continues to watch expanding swallow hole at Wilson’s Creek



Styrofoam to Glue

High school students win award by recycling styrofoam into glue



Paper Straws

Paper or plastic now a question for straws at one Joplin restaurant

The Joplin Globe


Lead in Water

While lead built up in water, Missouri utility kept charging customers

Riverfront Times


Asian Carp Assault

St. Louis County and wildlife biologists launch assault on Asian carp

St. Louis Public Radio



Water Fight

Supreme Court justices wade into Florida-Georgia water fight

The Washington Post


Salt Levels

Tackling salt levels in our streams

Izaak Walton League of America


High-Tech Restoration

High-tech tools help map Chesapeake Bay restoration

Bloomberg News


Blue Carbon

Climate scientists unlock secrets of ‘blue carbon’



USDA Watershed Investment

USDA invests in watershed to improve water quality

Wisconsin State Farmer


Replacing Regulations

Trump’s EPA aims to replace Obama-era climate, water regulations in 2018



Tree Ring Clues

Between the lines: Tree rings hold clues to about a river’s past

Science Daily


Nuggets of Gold

“Little Nuggets of Gold” Shine Light on Rogue River’s Health