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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Apr 05, 2017 No Comments

April 7th, 2017

This week’s highlights: Local lead testing, saving Missouri’s native mussels, and sewage plant failure dumps millions of gallons.


Absorbing Homes

St. Louis tears down abandoned homes to absorb rainfall

US News


Slow and Steady

Slow and steady rain is best for drought recovery

ABC 17 News


Yadkin Planting

Spring tree planting along Yadkin set for April 8

Three Rivers Publishing


Mussel Trouble

Missouri mussels are in trouble: Andy Roberts wants to save them

Columbia Missourian


Farmers Seek

Farmers still seek water quality, erosion improvements

Missouri Farmer Today


My Water, My Community

Local project to test for lead in drinking water

Columbia Missourian




Flint Fix

Judge approves plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water lines

Southeast Missourian


Millions Dumped

Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

The State


Future Failures

Pipeline system that leaked at risk of future failures, regulators say

Bismarck Tribune


Fog and Ice

Lost and cold in fog and ice, kayaker delays Great Lakes record attempt

M Live



Just don’t call it wastewater

Forester Network


Natural Infrastructure

Natural infrastructure is the future of flood management

American Rivers