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National Rivers and Streams Assessment

2008 to 2009
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Rivers in Missouri


CPCB participated in the National Rivers and Stream Assessment by sampling 36 sites in Missouri. Sites were randomly selected and stratified by wadeable (order 1-4) or boatable (orders>4). Sampling methods depended on whether the stream was wadeable or boatable.Visit the EPA website for more information.


For data from the entire nation, browse the EPA National Aquatic Resource Surveys website.

Analysis, Results, or Reports


Maps, Images, or Photos



Map of the sites in Missouri. Click for a larger view. Large numbers are base sites, small numbers are oversample sites, underlined numbers are sites of an order of >4.

Monty Porter from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board demonstrates field methods in Kansas City, KS.

Giant tree on the Lamine River.

Sampling the Mississippi River.

Ben with a fish from the Black River.

Canoeing down the North Moreau.



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