State of the River report examines Mississippi

The Friends of the Mississippi and the National Park Service have produced an in-depth review of the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities area. The report, issued Thursday, Sept. 27, examines the health and safety of the river’s water for the organisms that live in it and for the humans who drink it and swim … Read more

Gray water, revived rivers, and a new day for Venetian tap water

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of some of the best regional, national and international articles on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to the original sources. Mussel revival targets Mississippi Federal divers waded into the Mississippi River looking for signs of life. Finding the winged mapleleaf … Read more

Curly leaf pondweed: nice beat, easy to dance to

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of the best regional, national and international articles about water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to their original sources. Iowa plans $455 million pollution fight Iowa is about to launch its biggest assault ever on river and lake pollution – a … Read more

Greenhouse gases; drugs in the water

  Each week, the Freshwater Society posts links to some of the best regional, national and international coverage of water and the environment. Follow the links to the publications where the articles originally appeared, and let us know your reaction to the research and policy issues they report. EPA designates greenhouse gases as pollutants The Environmental … Read more