LOWA Mission
The Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance (LOWA) will preserve, protect,
and improve the Lake of the Ozarks watershed, its waters and natural
resources while maintaining our economic, social and environmental health.
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LOWA Mission
Water Quality
Maintaining the health of Lake of the Ozarks requires us to recognize and
address not only the current, but also the future challenges facing the Lake.
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Water Quality
Wastewater
LOWA coordinates efforts between local governmental entities, such as
municipalities and homeowner’s associations, and county and state
government to bring sewer systems to the Lake.
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Wastewater
Lake Safety
Safety is the first priority. LOWA developed the Designate a Captain Program
to encourage the boat captains to stay sober while piloting their vessels.
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Lake Safety
Education
LOWA conducts numerous programs teaching property owners and schoolchildren
how vital they are in protecting this amazing area for generations to come.
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Education
LOWA LILs
Low Impact Landscaping (LIL) minimizes the deleterious effect of water run-off into
the Lake of the Ozarks by incorporating various techniques of landscaping.
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LOWA LILs
Recycling
Keep the Lake of the Ozarks clean by recycling materials
such as glass, plastic bottles, and aluminum cans.
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Recycling
Clean Marina Program
Enroll in the Lake of the Ozarks Clean Marina program and
join LOWA in improving and protecting the water quality of the Lake of the Ozarks.
Clean Marina Program
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Shootout organizers provide donations to charities for assistance.

Help LOWA help the Lake and click the button below to sign up for on-the-water safety patrol.

Niangua Darter 2022

What a great time we all had for the 2022 Niangua Darter! Be sure to join us next year if you were not able to make to this fun float.

Seeking Stakeholders

This is your chance to have input in the new watershed management plan that will affect our beautiful Lake Of The Ozarks water quality for generations to come. Click the button below to register today.  More info to follow. 

Help us keep the Lake healthy and we'll help you save some cash

Planning some landscaping? Need to pump your septic tank? Apply for grants here.

Septic Tank Pumpout

Low Impact Landscaping

Get Involved.
Volunteer.
Make a Difference.

Help us preserve, protect, and improve your watershed.

What can we do for you?


We offer two popular cost share programs.

Septic Tank Pump-out

Apply for a discounted septic tank pump-out.

Low-Impact Landscaping

Apply for up to $1,000 toward your project.

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LOWA Community Partners


A special thanks to these LOWA sponsors

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