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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Apr 13, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Water work group formed, highlighting Missouri Stream Team’s importance, and America’s most endangered rivers.

MISSOURI

Water Work Group

City council forms water work group

Columbia Tribune

 

Highest Risk

City testing system not focused on highest risk areas for lead in water

Columbia Missourian

 

Blue River Rescue

MDC assists with annual Project Blue River Rescue

Missouri Department of Conservation

 

Locust Logjam

Locust Creek logjam in repair

Linn County Leader

 

Vital Stream Teams

Stream Teams vital for understanding water quality

Joplin Globe

 

Rates and Rivers

Video: Water rates and rivers

Kansas City PBS

 

NATIONAL

Fewer Earthquakes  

Tighter wastewater regulations can lead to fewer earthquakes in the Midwest

KCUR

 

River’s Name

Learn a river’s name before it’s gone

New York Times

 

Campground Flood Suit

Judge dismissed suits connected to Albert Pike campground flood

Shreveport Times

 

Aqua Bug Pesticides

The same pesticides linked to bee declines might also threaten birds

Audubon

 

Popular Pesticides

First evidence found of popular farm pesticide in drinking water

Washington Post

 

Endangered Rivers

America’s most endangered rivers

American Rivers