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This Week in #MOWater News

Posted in: News- Sep 01, 2017 No Comments

This week’s highlights: MO River Relief taking 4th graders on the river, tackling trash in the Meramec, and paddling through pollution.


Tackling Trash

Volunteers tackle trash along Meramec River and tributaries



4th Grade on the River

Missouri River Relief teaches Columbia fourth graders about rivers



Labarque Creek

Living St. Louis – Labarque Creek

Nine Network


Lead Waste

Big River still dealing with lead mining waste



Lake Changes

Changes proposed to some water quality standards for Missouri Lakes

Lake News Online


Hazardous Harvey

ExxonMobil refineries damaged in Hurricane Harvey, releasing hazardous pollutants

Washington Post


Improve Water Quality

We can all take steps to improve water quality

Tallahassee Democrat


Coffee Quality

Coffee-ring patterns offer clues to tap water quality

Chemistry World


Saving Wild

The Wild – How do you save what you love?



Paddling Pollution

Water quality activists paddle path of pollution on Winooski River

VT Digger


Harming Invertebrates

The escalating use of pesticides harming already imperiled aquatic invertebrates



Salmon Nightmare

‘Environmental Nightmare’ after thousands of atlantic salmon escape fish farm

National Public Radio