FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 27, 2018

Contact: Communications Office
573-751-1010
communications@dnr.mo.gov

Drought Update

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 27, 2018 - On Friday, Governor Mike Parson met with northwest Missouri officials to discuss the drinking water shortage. The governor continued his commitment to finding solutions to ease the impact of the drought by announcing that more than $77,000 in state funding will be awarded to assist the drought-stricken City of Cameron and Caldwell County Public Water Supply Number 2. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will award emergency drought assistance grants of $50,000 to Cameron and $27,380 to Caldwell County Public Water Supply District Number 2. Read more online at https://governor.mo.gov/governor-parson-meets-northwest-missouri-officia....

Visit the department’s drought website for information about drought conditions, agriculture and drinking water assistance, and resources at https://dnr.mo.gov/drought.htm.

Citizens are encouraged to submit information about drought-related conditions and impacts in Missouri using the Missouri Extension Drought Impact Reporter online at https://bit.ly/2OdCcHd. Information will be used to inform drought maps provided by the U.S. Drought Monitor for Missouri (https://bit.ly/2NaHG4i).

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