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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Jan 12, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Christmas flood recovery one year later, TV showing paddling into St. Louis, and storms in flooding still bring no drought relief.

 

MISSOURI

After the Flood

1 year later, rebuilding continues after rare winter flood

The Kansas City Star

 

Winter Parks

Missouri Park tops for winter hiking, fishing

Northwest Arkansas Democratic Gazette

 

Dam Upgrades

Dam at Lake of the Ozarks to receive $52-million structural upgrades

St. Louis Post Dispatch

 

Levee Upgrades

Voters approved long-deferred levee upgrades

News-Press Now

Booze Traveler

“Booze Traveler” TV show paddling through St. Louis to sample “Mark Twain”

Fox 2 Now

NATIONAL

No Drought Relief

Neither snow nor rain nor sleet nor hail can end California’s drought? Really?

LA Times

 

Big Bill

Kansas town faces big bill to clean drinking water

Circle of Blue

 

Conservation Resolution

A New Year’s resolution challenge to protect the Colorado River

American Rivers

 

Water Vision

A water-abundant vision for 2017

GreenBiz

 

Mining Rules

Obama finalizes stream protection rule affecting mining industry

Water Technology Online

 

Rivers in the Sky

“Rivers in the Sky” rain death upon wild oysters

NRDC