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Flood Expert: More Rain for Missouri Remains Concern

The Cuivre River was falling in northeast Missouri, the Meramec near St. Louis was at crest, and the Mississippi River south of St. Louis was expected to reach its high point on Tuesday.

06/22/2015

Flooding file photo (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

Flash Flood Forces Evacuation in Crawford County

18 people rescued, 30 others evacuated due to rising Yadkin Creek

06/18/2015

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Flash Flooding Kills Sullivan Man

John Lyon’s car overturned after being swept off road by flooding.

06/17/2015

(Photo: Missouri Department of Transportation)

With More Rain On The Way, Is Flooding To Follow?

Area rivers are high right now, and with more rain on the way over the next few days, they’re going to get higher. Could some homes and businesses eventually have river water lapping at their doorsteps?

06/15/2015

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Park Hills Ponders Dropping Flouride from Public Water Supply

Cost-cutting move could result in higher dental bills down the line, according to local expert.

06/09/2015

AUSTIN, TX - MAY 25:   Parts of the city are shown inundated after days of heavy rain on May 25, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott toured the damage zone where one person is confirmed dead and at least 12 others missing in flooding along the Rio Blanco, which reports say rose as much as 40 feet in places, caused by more than 10 inches of rain over a four-day period. The governor earlier declared a state of emergency in 24 Texas counties.  (Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

Water Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink

If you have been paying any attention to the news as of late you may have heard that California is in a severe drought and the lower plains states are experiencing severe flooding. A newly […]

05/26/2015

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

Fresh Call for Total Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton

A longtime leader of the environmental movement in St. Louis is calling for the total removal of all nuclear waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton.

04/21/2015

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MSD Looks Ahead to Next Big Rain

“No system could’ve handled Tuesday’s rain,” says Lance LaComb, spokesman for the Metropolitan Sewer District.

04/08/2015

File photo of water coming from a shower head. (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Customers to Pay for MSD Billing Error

A miscalculation that goes back nearly two years has many local sewer district customers doing double takes when they open their bills – and perhaps uttering some choice words.

03/25/2015

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SIU Warns of Toxic Algae in Carbondale Campus Lake

Southern Illinois University is cautioning people and pets to avoid skin contact with water from the Carbondale campus’ lake because of naturally occurring toxic algae.

10/06/2014

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