Welcome to the Water Protection Program. Our goal is to keep you informed about the status of water quality throughout the state. You'll find current information regarding watershed management and monitoring, laws, rules, standards, financial assistance opportunities, permits and engineering and compliance and enforcement for all of our Public Drinking Water and Water Pollution Control efforts and more.

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Green Infrastructure Guide : The Missouri Guide to Green Infrastructure: Integrating Water Quality into Municipal Operations provides a general overview of green infrastructure for stormwater and energy management, whole-life costs and the triple-bottom line benefits for social, economic and environmental interests.  The guide also provides a how-to approach to project site design and implementation strategies, champion projects, local codes, ordinances and policies - all in a manner that provides a level playing field and equitable incentives for developers and taxpayers. More...