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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.

MISSOURI

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

KSDK

 

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

Herald-Whig

 

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

 

NATIONAL

Unacceptable Plan

River plan called unacceptable

News-Press Now

 

Rare Sight

Video: Heavy rain leads to rare sight in northern California

KY3

 

“Relaxing” Bill

GOP leader introduces bill to relax well regulations

StarTribune

 

Fracking Spills

Fracking caused 6,648 spills, Duke study finds

EcoWatch

 

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