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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Mar 02, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: No more Dawt Mill dam, Missouri catfish regulation change, and continued rainfall issues in California.


Dam Destruction

Excavators tear out Dawt Mill dam

Springfield News-Leader


Monster Catch

Another river monster is caught on the Muddy MO

Brent Frazee


Catfish Changes

MDC changes catfish regulations for five southeast Missouri lakes



Flood Risk

National Weather Service flood risk higher this spring in Hannibal

Hannibal Courier-Post


Stormwater Overhaul

Public Works: Stormwater system needs total overhaul

News Tribune


Bluff View

Bluff View Recreation Area fully recovered from 2008 flood damage



Love Locks

To prevent pollution of Blue River, boxes placed on Old Red Bridge for couples to place key after locking in their love

Fox 4 News-KC



Unacceptable Plan

River plan called unacceptable

News-Press Now


Rare Sight

Video: Heavy rain leads to rare sight in northern California



“Relaxing” Bill

GOP leader introduces bill to relax well regulations



Fracking Spills

Fracking caused 6,648 spills, Duke study finds



Sinking Land

Sinking land crushes California groundwater storage capacity

Circle of Blue


Standing Rock Camp

Standing Rock protest camp, once home to thousands, is razed

New York Times


Scott Pruitt Sued

Nation’s first lawsuit filed against EPA’s Scott Pruitt

Waterkeeper Alliance