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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Events

 

Looking for new landscaping ideas? Check out this link for native plants in Missouri!

https://grownative.org/native-plant-database/

 

For any questions regarding projects or applications,  please contact our Project Manager:

Kathy Hofer: (913) 636-6939

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.


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Get Involved.
Volunteer.
Make a Difference.

Help us preserve, protect, and improve your watershed.

become a member now!

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:

LOWA Community Partners

A special thanks to these LOWA sponsors