Missouri’s thousands of miles of rivers, streams and lakes, along with underground aquifers, supply our state’s 6 million residents with water to drink. Missouri's waters also play a crucial role in supporting outdoor recreation, industry and meeting our agricultural needs. Learn more about the Missouri Department of Natural Resources plans to reduce various types of water pollution, improve water quality, protect our water resources and provide safe and reliable drinking water.

Capacity Development Strategy
Missouri's strategy to assist public water systems in acquiring TMF capacity
Lower Missouri Planning Assistance to States
Working with partners to enhance flood protection in the Lower Missouri Basin
Missouri Water Resources Plan
Identifying future shortfalls and exploring options to address water supply needs
Missouri Water Supply Studies
Studies used to determine and allocate existing water supplies during a drought
Nonpoint Source Management Plan
Missouri’s plan to coordinate and prioritize nonpoint source pollution reduction efforts
Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy
Missouri’s strategy for reducing nutrient loads to surface water and groundwater
Water Quality Standards, Impaired Waters and Total Maximum Daily Loads
Plans to restore and maintain water quality in Missouri’s impaired water bodies
Watershed Planning
Examining water resource issues on a watershed basis to effectively address the causes
Interstate Waters
Information on the Mississippi, Missouri and White rivers
Document Search
Search all department documents in one location for easy access
Laws, Rules and Regulations
State and federal rules governing water; rules in development

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