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Photo from U.S. Geological Circular 1225--The Quality of Our Nation's Waters--Nutrients and Pesticides

Picture of a lake with rolling hills.
(Photo by James C. Petersen)
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Quality, has incorporated NAWQA stream-quality data into their database for statewide 305 (b) water-quality standards compliance monitoring. The Division will use these data to identify and prioritize problems, direct management, and assist in natural resource management, including the development of Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs).

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