East Locust Creek Reservoir – USDA Funding

An additional $25 million in USDA investment was added to the East Locust Creek Reservoir Project.  US Senator Roy Blunt, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced: “This investment in the East Locust Creek Reservoir Project is great news for families, farmers, and local businesses.”  He says, “These additional resources will get us one step closer to finishing the […]

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East Locust Creek Reservoir Continues Through Permit Processes

A study on the impacts and alternatives to the East Locust Creek Reservoir (ELCR) were completed by as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Clean Water Act (CWA).  This was a supplemental study to the Environmental Impact Statement completed in 2006 and is required to meet the current United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) requirements. […]

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East Locust Creek Reservoir Permitting Process

The North Central Missouri Water Commission received good news on its efforts to construct the East Locust Creek Reservoir that would supply water to several counties in north central Missouri.  Commission General Manager Brad Scott says they received notice Hearings will be held on their supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. Scott says they also received approval on a Bat Mitigation Plan […]

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USDA Announces $8 Million In Grant & Loans For East Locust Creek Reservoir Project

The East Locust Creek Reservoir Project is the recipient of loans and grants totaling $8 million.  The USDA is providing the $3 million grant and the $5 million loan to modernize equipment at the East Locust Creek water treatment plant. The service area for East Locust Creek Reservoir includes Mercer, Putnam, Schuyler, Grundy, Sullivan, Adair, Livingston, Linn, Macon, and Chariton […]

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East Locust Creek Reservoir Project Receives BUILD Grant Funding

The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission will receive a nearly $13.5 million BUILD grant for the East Locust Creek Reservoir Project.  Congressman Sam Graves announced the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grant, or BUILD grant funds had been awarded for the project. Graves says The East Locust Creek Reservoir Project is highly deserving of this […]

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Senator Roy Blunt To Attend ELCR Update

US Senator Roy Blunt will be in Milan this morning at the Milan Community Center, for an update on the East Locust Creek Reservoir project that will provide drinking water and recreation opportunities in north Missouri.  State Conservationist J.R. Flores from the Natural Resource Conservation Service or NRCS, will also make a major announcement at the event.  The NRCS is […]

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