Part two of the Hinkson Creek Watershed
Restoration Project has begun, this time administered by Boone County.
The main focus of this grant project is to cost-share with property owners to retrofit stormwater
treatment structures in hopes of improving the water
quality of Hinkson Creek. The grant also sponsors educational
events and programs on issues concerning streams in general.
Forming a stakeholder group
to review and change our draft watershed management plan.
Have a consultant propose
possible locations to retrofit stormwater treatment structures within
a hotspot area near the I-70/Hwy 63 connector.
Provide 60% cost-share to
landowners wishing to retrofit stormwater treatment structures on their
property (with emphasis on the hotspot area)
public service announcements concerning water pollution and stream quality.
Monitor the performance
of stormwater treatment structures to verify their effectiveness.
Conduct stream clean-ups
and monitor the water quality of local streams.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources
has provided partial funding for this project under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act.