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Low water levels on Mississippi River near St. Louis could cause barges to stop costing billions

Low Mississippi River Blamed for Foul Drinking Water

The utility that supplies drinking water to southwestern Illinois communities says it is addressing complaints that the tap water has a bad odor and taste.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Illinois Drinking Water Supplier Deals with Low River

The utility that supplies drinking water to more than 250,000 residents in East St. Louis is taking emergency measures due to the low level of the Mississippi River.


Great Mississippi River Cleanup at Alton, Ill. on September 16, 2012 (photo courtesy: Living Lands & Waters)

Big Turnout For Mississippi River Cleanup

Organizers say 250 volunteered at St. Louis and 150 more at Alton.


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