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Ozarks Water Watch

We promote water quality in the upper White River basin watershed thorough bi-state collaboration on research, public policy and action projects in Arkansas and Missouri.

Ozarks Water Watch is a non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining and improving the water quality of the upper White River watershed. The watershed includes 4 major impoundments, three major rivers and numerous smaller lakes and streams crisscrossing over 14,000 square miles in 19 counties in southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. With your help, we will work together to make Beaver, Table Rock, Taneycomo and Bull Shoals Lakes the four cleanest man-made lakes in North America!

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Watch out for this aquatic plant!

Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program - Help stop Hydrilla! Hydrilla is an invasive plant that has mad...

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Report shows over 5,000 water systems violate federal law

A new report from environmental action group National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has shown tha...

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Measuring toxic algae in Missouri - and more!

Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program - The Water Line Newsletter.

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Trees are very, very good for our health. But in many cities, they’re struggling

More and more research has been pouring forth lately demonstrating just how valuable trees in urban ...

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StreamSmart welcomes largest class of new volunteers!

"StreamSmart welcomes largest class of new volunteers!" - This weeks Ozarks Water Watch eNewsletter....

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LR firm chosen to drill under pig farm's ponds

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality this week selected a contractor for a drilling proj...

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MDC stocks rainbow, brown trout for Missouri anglers

MDC hatcheries stock nearly 2 million trout annually. They are produced each year for stocking desig...

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Fish habitat bundles sunk at Norfork, Bull Shoals lake

The Missouri Department of Conservation is in the process of building about 115 "fishing holes" on B...

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Should Olympians have to Compete in Pollution?

"Should Olympians have to Compete in Pollution?" - This weeks Ozarks Water Watch eNewsletter. To hav...

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Phosphorus pollution poses a major threat to the world's lakes

Nutrients like phosphorus and nitrogen are necessary for plant growth, but excess nutrients in a wat...

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Onsite Installer Magazine

Ozarks Water Watch - Beaver, Table Rock, Taneycomo & Bull Shoals Lakes shared Onsite Installer Magaz...

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Secchi Day | Beaver Water District

The Science Education Festival includes activities for all ages, with a mobile aquarium, on shore sc...

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