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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Jun 29, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Too much water in lake causing earthquakes, dam proposed on the Bourbeuse River, and what to do when caught in a storm on the river.

MISSOURI

Bourbeuse Dam

Corps: Union Dam would not prevent flooding – project not economically justified

eMissourian

 

Levee Fears

Height of Illinois levees concerning to some in Missouri

Northwest Herald

 

Recycling River Trash

Volunteers take nearly 30K pounds of trash out of Mississippi River for recycling

Fox2Now

 

Invasive Water Species

Conservation Connection: Invasive Water Species

KPLR11

 

Kayak Clinics

Kayak clinics offered at Current River State Park in Shannon County, MO

KFVS12

 

Fish Kill

Fish Kill: Biologists explain why fish are dead by the hundreds at Lake of the Ozarks

Lake Expo

 

Causing Earthquakes

There’s a strange reason for all those quakes near Harrison

Springfield News-Leader

 

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Algae Blooms

Heavier Algae blooms in Lake Erie?

Sandusky Register

 

Expanding Invasives

Invasive Asian Carp found near Great Lakes beyond electrified barrier

The Guardian

 

Hydro-Politics

Why ‘hydro-politics’ will shape the 21st Century

BBC

 

Greywater Future

Greywater: The Future of Water Preservation

Impacting Our Future

 

Fight for Freshwater

Fighting for freshwater amid climate change

PBS

 

Chemical Contamination

EPA investigates chemical contamination of North Carolina River

Circle of Blue

 

Water Storm

Humbled by a boundary waters storm

Canoe & Kayak