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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Jun 17, 2016 No Comments

Some of this week’s highlights: How reducing runoff can benefit our waterways, why you should be wearing tires this summer, and how to help Hellbenders.


Reducing Runoff

Reducing stormwater runoff can benefit our lakes and rivers




The St. Louis entrepreneur behind “Greendals” wants you to wear tires

Riverfront Times


Meramec Reopens

Part of Meramec Caverns to reopen after toxic air discovered

Fox 2 Now


Clean Water Costs

Questions raised about $150 water bill proposal and the utility behind it

St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Swimming Advisory

Swimming advisory issued for Grand Glaize Beach at Lake of the Ozarks State Park

Lake News Online


Catfish Camp

Discover nature with Missouri Department of Conservation at Catfish Camp in August

Hannibal Courier-Post


Ignoring Tainted Water  

It’s not just Flint: Here’s why we ignore water pollution

The Washington Post


Help Hellbenders

Help the hellbenders: Don’t move the rocks


Lay-off Cool Species

Do you lay off certain species when the water gets too hot?

Field and Stream


Olympia Oysters

Climate Change may bring this tiny unsung oyster back to plates

Popular Science


Long-term Changes

USGS map reveals long term changes in America’s groundwater quality

Circle of Blue