KY3 Interviewed Stacey Armstrong about Stormwater Improvements

Projects Manager, Stacey Armstrong, was interviewed by KY3 about the Big Urbie stormwater projects. Click on the link below for the story. http://www.ky3.com/news/local/new-features-help-improve-water-flow-throughout-springfield-during-r…

Recreational Trails Grant

In March of 2011, the Watershed Committee received a Recreational Trails Grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The purpose of this grant is to construct 1,550 ft. of hard surface trail connecting the existing Lakeside Learning…
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Section 319 Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant

The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks has been awarded a Section 319 Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The grant total award will be $1,000,000 applied over four years toward stormwater best…

USDA-NRCS Grant

In October 2010, the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks was awarded a USDA grant through the Natural Resource Conservation Service to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in the urban setting.…
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A Partnership for Water Conservation

Drury University, City Utilities of Springfield, and the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks have teamed up for a multi-step water conservation initiative on the Drury Campus. Through grant funding, the Wateshed Committee purchased a large quantity…

Watershed Center

Clean water is a distinguishing feature of the Ozarks. Many agencies and organizations are working to keep it that way, including the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks. To help further this goal, a few years ago the Committee embarked on the…

Water Quality Monitoring

The Watershed Committee monitors water quality parameters, nutrients, and bacteria for 18 sites in the Little Sac River Watershed, a primary source for drinking water in Springfield and Greene County. The parameters collected include temperature,…

Southwest Missouri Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP)

Springfield-Branson Onsite Remediation Project                        Click HERE for an APPLICATION --We are currently not accepting new applications. <----Project Area…

Community On-Site Wastewater and Stormwater Project

The Springfield region of Missouri has seen high growth rates in the last decade. Much of this growth has occured south of the city, and in unincorporated areas. Many of these areas rely on well water, and on-site septic systems to service business…

Watershed Management Planning Grant

This watershed management plan is focused on the Little Sac River watershed. Creating a watershed management plan is a complicated and time-consuming task! It takes months of planning and research but is well worth the effort. A watershed…