The Mid-America Regional Council works to keep waterways clean and improve water quality in our region through education, outreach, studies and grant opportunities. 

Water Quality


Whether it is flowing from your faucet, or into the storm drain, all water matters. MARC's dedicated water quality website includes facts, statistics and animations dedicated to keeping our regional water systems clean.

Water Programs and Information

Kansas City skyline from a distance with the Missouri River in the foreground

Water Educational Materials and Resources

MARC's Regional Water Quality Education Program raises public awareness about watershed issues and water quality in the Kansas City region. 

Group cleaning up a waterway as part of a grant project

Funding Opportunities

Annual grant opportunities are available to implement educational activities, events or projects designed to promote actions that will improve water quality.

Missouri Riverand bridge

Missouri River Degradation

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the MARC and local community partners collaborated to execute a study of the degradation and to learn what could be done to prevent it.