JRBP-mapThe James River Basin Partnership (JRBP) is a grassroots, not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization working to improve and protect the water quality of the springs, streams, rivers, and lakes in the James River Watershed which consists of almost a million acres of land in portions of 7 counties.

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FROM THE DIRECTOR’S DESK–Clean Rivers Require Clean Watersheds

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A HEAVY RAIN MAKES The picture at left was taken Sunday September 21, 2014 at the Creighton public access on the James River above Lake Springfield and just below the Blackman drinking water intake operated by City Utilities of Springfield.  The upper basin of the James River experienced up to 5 inches…

From The Director’s Desk–Missouri 340 and JRBP

On August 12, 2014 Ian Rogers of Springfield embarked on a great adventure.  Ian was a participant in the Missouri 340 race that takes place each summer on the Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Louis, coincidentally 340 river miles.  Ian was in a field of 283 intrepid paddlers that began the downstream journey…

Check it Out!

James River Basin has a new website! Our goal is that it is easy to navigate, timely, and mobile friendly.  We will continue to make changes and improvements as we familiarize ourselves with the software, so visit often and see what we are up to! As always, you can also find us Facebook (James River…

River Rescue & River Jam 2014

On June 9th we held the wildly successful River Jam on the downtown Springfield square. It was a wonderful evening and we hope you were there to celebrate with us. You can view photos from the event here. Thank you again to our awesome sponsors: Bass Pro Shops, Reliable Toyota, Steak n Shake, and Springfield…

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What's new on the website

2013 JRBP Project Summary Very cool rain garden learning tool. Highly interactive, informative and worth a look! This can permenantly be found on our rain garden page. Added: Searchable EPA Enforcement & Compliance Map See the searchable Sinkhole Map under "Other Helpful Links" See our 'Recreation on the James River and its Tributaries' links

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