The black carp, one of four invasive species of carp in North America, has made it into the Mississippi River basin.
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Midwest river towns seek answers after 3M factory taints water with PFAS
Local officials want to reassure residents about their drinking water, even amid questions about health risks and who will pay to clean up the contamination.
Mayors call for federal assistance as Mississippi River reaches record lows
Impacts of dry conditions range from barge slowdowns to water main breaks caused by shifting dry ground.
We answer your questions about increased rain across the Mississippi River basin
The Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk asked for audience questions and perspectives while reporting its series, When it Rains.
The Mississippi River basin is getting wetter as climate change brings era of extreme rain, floods
Unprecedented heavy rains are increasing throughout the Mississippi River basin, changing communities and posing new challenges for farmers.
Nitrate pours into Mississippi River and other U.S. waterways, report says
Regulated industries in 2020 released at least 94.5 million pounds of potentially harmful nitrates into the Mississippi River basin. But some releases go untallied.