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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Feb 01, 2018 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Mardis Gras beads impacting storm water management, MO’s dry year, and cost of dirty water.

MISSOURI

Carp in Crosshairs

Netting operations now underway puts Creve Coeur Lake carp in the crosshairs

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 

Scuzzy Lakes

Missouri’s scuzzy green lakes are likely to stay that way

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 

Parks Safe

Missouri not considering selling any of four mothballed state parks

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 

Dry 2017

Despite spring flooding, 2017 driest since 2012

eMissourian

 

Open: River’s Edge

MDC staff reopens River’s Edge trail at Columbia Bottom Area

Missouri Department of Conservation

 

NATIONAL

Dirty Water Cost

Dirty water taking toll on American’s health, wallets

Chicago Tribune

 

Wild Canoe Trail

Meet a water trail: Georgia’s Okefenokee wilderness canoe trails

Canoe&Kayak

 

Bead Pollution

46 tons of beads found in New Orleans’ storm drains

Huffington Post

 

Stormwater Plans

How not to end up like Cape Town

Forester Network

 

Eco 6-Pack

Brewery protects marine animals with edible 6-pack ring

Mother Nature Network

 

Speaking Out

Hog farm owners speaking out exclusively after Buffalo River controversy

Ozarks First

 

Phosphorus Danger

Phosphorus pollution reaching dangerous levels worldwide, new study finds

Phys.org