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Water Resources

girl swimming with litter

Anti-litter campaign launches

Water Quality grants awarded for 2014

Water Quality logo-Small, no taglineThe Water Quality Education Committee mini-grant program is designed to improve public understanding of the negative impact that stormwater runoff has on our local rivers and streams. These grants allow individuals and community groups to develop educational activities, host events and implement projects. More»

Know your roots

Most lawns in the Kansas City region are planted with non-native turf grasses like fescue. While these grasses are attractive and colorful, their short roots do not absorb and filter water effectively. Non-native lawns also require more mowing and watering than native landscapes.
Landscape with native plants»

Register for the Kansas City Regional Stormwater Symposium 

Stormwater Symposium web story artThe MARC Water Quality Education Committee is pleased to announce the 2014 Kansas City Regional Stormwater Symposium on October 30, 2014. This event will convene representatives from public works, planning, water and parks departments, engineering firms, regulatory agencies and nonprofit organizations to reflect upon the history and future of stormwater management efforts in the Greater Kansas City area. REGISTER and learn more»