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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Jul 28, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: New conservation area in Missouri, the impact of a large-scale dam removal, and new volunteer water quality programs popping up across the nation.


New Conservation Area

Niangua River, rare fish, highlight new conservation area in Dallas County

Springfield News-Leader


Paddle MO

Paddle MO celebrates Missouri River country

Inside Columbia


Solar Docks

Proposal would require alternative energy on all Table Rock Lake docks



Reading the River

Float on Big Sugar Creek provides valuable watershed education

Joplin Globe


Explore Rock Tunnel

Places to go: MDC invites explorers to discover unique rock tunnel sculpted by water

Lake News Online



Thriving River

After largest dam removal in U.S. history, this river is thriving

National Geographics


Killing a Creek

What’s the penalty for killing a creek? In Alabama, $32,000


Species Study

Fund for Lake Michigan backs groundbreaking UW-Milwaukee study of aquatic species

Wisconsin Gazette


Tons of Trash

There’s literally a ton of plastic garbage for every person in the world

Washington Post


Soil Filter

Soil filters emerging contaminants before reaching groundwater


Local Water Program

Iowa DNR launches locally-led water quality program

CBC Online


Attention Needed

Report shows that our rivers need attention

Post Independent