The Ozarks are home to some of the most amazing, clear-running rivers anywhere. Below is some information on them, and groups working to protect them.
Arkanas Canoe Club
The Ozark Society
Ozark Riverkeepers Network
Loose-knit Ozarkers working to protect the Current, Jack's Fork, and Eleven Point Rivers.
Scenic Rivers Stream Team Association
Sierra Club Water Sentinels
Friends of Ozark Riverways
An association of individuals and organizations that highly value the natural, cultural, and recreational resources of Ozark National Scenic Riverways (Current and Jack's Fork Rivers). FOR's participants recognize serious problems with the current management of these resources, and are firm in their determination to restore the condition of ONSR intil it is consistent with the purposes outlined in Public Law 88-4902. The founders of FOR call on all conservation, environmental, and other civic organizations to join in this effort.
Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Official Home
The Current and Jack's Fork Rivers are managed by the National Park Service as the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
Buffalo National River Rainfall Information
USGS real-time water information sites
(http://water.usgs.gov/waterwatch/)and Ground-Water Watch (http://groundwaterwatch.usgs.gov/).
This is a reference library that has been compiled on a number of topics ranging from water quality, drinking water, water treatment, evapotranspiration, groundwater, lake management, mold, private wells, septic systems, radon, and wellhead protection.