The 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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Press Release: Fresh Flush 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Save Money with $50 Rebate for Septic Tank Pump-Out  SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (February 4, 2016) - Approximately 25% of Missouri homes rely on on-site wastewater treatment systems known such as septic tanks. The James River Basin Partnership, a local water quality not-for-profit (501.c.3), in conjunction with Ozarks Water Watch, is currently offering a limited-quantity…

Illegal Dumping

In this week’s 417 Magazine article, “The Rising Tide“, 417 Magazine was able to dig into many water quality issues that have been facing our community. Read along as The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks and the City of Springfield staff help guide 417 Magazine through the involved subjects of water quality including how far we have come over the last…

Thank You Melissa and Joe!

  Looking Back and Looking Forward This week as we all look into our own individual lives and the world around us, we remember who and what we are thankful for. Here at the James River Basin Partnership, we also want to reflect and renew with gracious thanks. Dearest friends, volunteers, board members, donors, individual members, family…

Hydrilla – Harmful, But Maybe Not Your Next Halloween Costume

As you consider your Halloween costume for this fall season, when you see the word hydrilla, you may think, “Now THAT sounds scary.” While hydrilla may not be as physically scary looking as Hydra (the mythological beast with multiple, fierce heads), hydrilla is definitely scary in itself as a harmful and infesting weed.    VS…

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Hello and Happy 2016!

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We hope that you are patient with us. You may be noticing a bit of website renovation. We hope that these changes will bring you MORE information, MORE education, and MORE ease as you  navigate through our website.


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