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.

From our Blog

Interview on KSMU

Our Director, Joe Pitts had the opportunity to be interviewed on KSMU by the League of Women Voters. Take a listen and learn a little about what we do and about the changes in the Clean Water Act. We were please to be given this opportunity!  

Join other water warriors in gauging the water in our streams!

Become an Ozark Water Watcher and help keep an eye on the health of our watersheds! Water quality monitors are needed in Ozark, Douglas and Taney Counties. Free training is available. You can find all the details in by visiting this Ozark Water Watch newsletter .  

Humanity’s Impact on Earth

Our  behavior does have an impact. Using images from NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Landsat satellite program, Vox has created a  time-lapse video looking at 5 different places on Earth from 1972 to 2014.  Each location highlights a different environmental impact. Definitely worth a watch. To view video click here: Humanity’s Impact on Earth      

Upcoming Events

What's new on the website

The 2015 Status of the Watershed report is out and on our H2O Science page!

Listen to an interview on KSMU about JRBP and info on the Clean Water Act.

New link on our Helpful Links page: Learn about smoking's impact on oceans, lakes, rivers, and bays.

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