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TMU reports latest tests on drinking water shows 9 of 40 samples above EPA action level for lead

Trenton Municipal Utilities recently received the latest round of official drinking water test results from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. TMU reports the results from samples collected in late July and early August show nine of the 40 sample Tier One locations were above the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level of 15 parts per […]

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Missouri DNR awards area communities impacted by drought a total of $1M to assist with water systems

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is awarding almost $1 million to help eight community water systems in northwest Missouri counties hardest hit by drought. The department made this emergency funding available in response to Governor Parson’s Executive Order No 18-05. The funding will assist with construction projects intended to ensure drought-impacted small communities are able […]

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Would Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS nomination endanger Missouri waterways?

Could Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court mean more polluted waterways in Missouri?  The state chapter of the Sierra Club believes so, pointing to a ruling Kavanaugh says is one of his “most significant.”  In 2014, Kavanaugh argued the EPA should have considered monetary costs when it implemented regulations on mercury and […]

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Governor Parson announces state funding to assist Cameron and Caldwell County with water shortage

Governor Mike Parson on Friday 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. As of August 20, the City of Cameron reservoirs were […]

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Highway patrol to conduct DWI operations in multiple north Missouri counties

The commanding officer of Troop H of the Missouri State Highway Patrol has announced plans for driving while intoxicated saturation operations in multiple north Missouri counties. During the Labor Day holiday weekend, Troop H will conduct DWI saturations in Andrew, Buchanan, Daviess, Dekalb, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, and Nodaway counties. The areas selected for enforcement are […]

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Governor Parson announces emergency water and hay access for farmers

In response to worsening drought conditions throughout the state, Governor Parson announced the availability of water for family farms at 28 Department of Conservation areas and five Department of Natural Resources state parks. Governor Parson also announced the creation of a lottery for farmers interested in haying, free of charge, on almost 900 acres of Missouri […]

Daviess County Water Supply Repair

No timeline for water to be restored to Daviess County customers

Crews are continuing today with efforts on getting water flowing again to customers of Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number One. On Thursday morning, district officials announced an outage, or reduced water pressure, affecting rural water customers south of the Grand River, and south of the old Pattonsburg which includes customers in Weatherby and […]

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USDA encourages rural Missouri communities to apply for loans to improve and rebuild infrastructure

“USDA is committed to being a strong partner to rural communities in building their futures,” Hazlett said. “All people – regardless of their zip code – need modern, reliable infrastructure to thrive, and we have found that when we address this need, many other challenges in rural places become much more manageable.” Eligible rural communities […]