Mississippi River

Invasive Species
12:02 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Chinese Market Could Help Rid Midwest Rivers of Asian Carp

Recently processed Asian carp hang in racks at the Two Rivers Fisheries processing plant in Wickliffe, Ky. The fishing industry hopes demand from China can both create a market for, and help rid U.S. rivers of, the invasive species.
Credit Jacob McCleland for Harvest Public Media

Water experts worried about Asian carp may have new hope.

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WIU Quad Cities
1:51 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Mississippi River Focus of Environmental Science Ph.D. Program

Mississippi River
Rich Egger TSPR

Western Illinois University will begin offering a new Ph.D. program in environmental science this fall. The program focuses on large river ecosystems and will be housed at the Quad Cities campus.

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Extra Chlorine for Treatment
9:59 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

"Unusual" Taste/Smell Leaving Keokuk Water

Keokuk residents should notice their water tasting more “normal.”

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Mississippi River Events
2:58 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Celebrating the Bald Eagle

Thousands of bald eagles flock to the Mississippi River every winter to feed at lock and dam sites.

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Extra Content
9:08 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Damming the Mighty Mississippi EXTRAS

Some of the equipment is original from 1910's
Jason Parrott
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