Our Missouri Waters Initiative - Lower Grand River Watershed
The Lower Grand River Watershed in north-central Missouri is in an area of the state with water quantity problems, where drought conditions can threaten the drinking water supply for many communities. This watershed contains areas of diverse wet prairie and bottomland forest that are remnants of the natural wetland habitat once common in northern Missouri. The watershed also contains streams impacted by channelization, sedimentation, and nonpoint source runoff. The department is building partnerships to identify opportunities to address water quantity and water quality problems in this watershed.
Sara Parker Pauley - Director, Missouri Department of Natural Resources at the Lower Grand River Watershed Summit
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources along with the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission hosted a Lower Grand River Watershed Summit, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013. The summit was held at the Knight and Rucker Hall on Hwy 24 in Brunswick. Activities included presentations and group discussion about water supply and drought, flooding, regulatory requirements for wastewater systems, and funding opportunities for communities. There was also a demonstration of watershed best management practices, a visit to the Grand River Access in Brunswick, and a tour of the Brunswick Missouri River Terminal at MFA Agri-Services of Brunswick.
For additional information and questions, contact Mary Culler at 660-385-8000.
Lower Grand Watershed Summit
Sept. 10, 2013 Videos
Welcome - Sara Parker Pauley
Turning Point 1
Speakers answer questions
Turning Point 2
Turning Point 3 and wrap up
Mary Culler - email
Lower Grand River Watershed Coordinator
660-385-8000 - phone
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