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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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Study: Region’s Water Infrastructure Systems Need Updating

The fresh water supply in the St. Louis region is clean and safe now, but isn’t guaranteed to always stay that way.

08/26/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Missouri Among States That Didn’t Use Water Money

The E.P.A. has found 5 states have a total of about $231 million in their Drinking Water State Revolving Funds above the goal level.

08/02/2014

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Adding Sprinkler Systems: What You Need To Know

Installing the right sprinkler system can save time and money, as well as conserve energy and water output. It can also increase the lushness and health of your lawn. Ready to get started?

07/09/2014

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St. Louis Water Smells, But Safe to Drink

Some residents have complained about the taste and smell.

06/04/2014

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