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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- May 11, 2017 No Comments

This week’s headlines: Missouri towns and wildlife recovering from floods, millions of Americans unknowingly drinking contaminated water, and an unlikely environmental president.



Levee Skeptics

Overbuilt levees upstream reignite skepticism about ones near St. Louis

St. Louis Post Dispatch


Costly Pollution

Costly pollution in Stinson Creek raises questions about source



Flood Bounce Back

Ozarks fish and wildlife will bounce back from record floods

Conservation Federation of Missouri


Wildcat Glades

Flooding hits Wildcat Glades again

Joplin Globe


Recovery Begins

After Missouri town ‘devastated’ by flood, recovery begins

USA Today


Roaring River

Flooding causes damage, cuts new path at Roaring River

Ozarks First




Millions Drinking

Millions of Americans are drinking contaminated water – and don’t even know it

Mother Jones


Drilling Waste

Deep injection well: how drilling waste is disposed underground

State Impact


Farmers Win

Iowa farmers won water pollution court fight; water still polluted

MPR news


Women in Water

Global Awareness and Grace

Forester Network


Weaponized Water

How humans have fought over – and weaponized – water

Popular Science


Wild President

The Wild President – celebrating an unsung environmental hero

American Rivers