This graphic shows the highpoints of how to collect and process water samples for the Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program.
In 2016, we measured microcystin, a common algal toxin, at 111 lake sites around the state. Read a summary of the results.
2017 Sampling Calendars
We'll try to answer this age-old question once and for all!
The next time you are paddling around a lake or pond, take a closer look at the surface of the water, especially near the shoreline. You will be surprised at what's going on!
See the results of the 2015 algal toxin monitoring and phone apps for lake lovers.
Tired of lying down on the pontoon boat to collect a water sample? This easy to make device keeps your belly dry!
Instructions are available here.