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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.

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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

 

 

NATIONAL

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

 

Wastewater?

Just don’t call it wastewater

Forester Network

 

Natural Infrastructure

Natural infrastructure is the future of flood management

American Rivers