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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Aug 11, 2016 No Comments

Some of this week’s highlights: Understanding beach advisories, clean ups on Missouri creeks, and a beer brewery’s take on water conservation.  

MISSOURI

Washington Chemical Vapors

EPA order to protect homes in Washington, MO from potentially harmful chemical vapors in groundwater

EPA

 

Beach Advisories

Understanding water testing, and results, of Lake of the Ozarks State Park beaches

Lake News Online

 

NO SWIMMING

Advisory against swimming at Smithville Lake

Liberty Tribune

 

Hinkson Cleanup

Crews to begin Hinkson Creek debris cleanup

Columbia Tribune

 

Finley Volunteers

Volunteers clean up Finley at Linden Lure

Christian County Headliner

 

NATIONAL

Subway Zika

How NYC is planning to keep Zika out of the subway

Popular Science

 

Gold King

A year and a half after the Gold King spill, US still grapples with abandoned mines

Colorado Public Radio

 

Fishy Food

State adopts ‘fish consumption’ rule after years of debate

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 

Flesh-eating Bacteria

What is necrotizing fasciitis?

Mother Nature Network

 

Valor and Viruses

Olympic Valor and Viruses

Forester Network

 

20k Miles

Contaminants of Concern: 20K miles of impaired rivers in Pennsylvania, neurotoxin in Antarctic Sea

Water Technology

 

Beer Water

Save Water Drink Beer: Brewery takes water conservation stance

Gear Junkie