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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Aug 10, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: Missouri Stream Team in the news, a Columbia kayaker’s adventures on the Yukon, and Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone” larger than ever.



Conservation Connection

Conservation Connection – Missouri Stream Teams keeping our waterways clean



Rockbridge Water

The water at Rockbridge’s heart and hurt

Ozarks Alive


Watershed Status

2017 Status of the Watershed

Ozarks Water Watch


Contaminants Found

Contaminants found in water systems in several local cities



MR 340

Hundreds of canoes, kayaks take off from KCK for 340-mile race down Missouri River

Kansas City Star


Kayaker’s Yukon Adventure

Columbia kayaker embraces Yukon on her third solo long-river journey

Columbia Missouri



Dead Zone

Gulf of Mexico dead zone is largest ever measured



Deflected Dangers

Pittsburgh officials may have ‘deflected’ attention from lead-contaminated water

The Guardian


Missouri Breaks

Missouri Breaks monument will stay as is, Ryan Zinke says

BIllings Gazette


Black Discharge

Discharge turns water at base of Niagara Falls black



Fertilizer Threat

Fertilizers, a boon to agriculture, pose growing threat to U.S. waterways

New York Times


Pipeline Conditions

Citizens can weigh in on pipeline water quality conditions

U.S. News