Impacts on
Our Water Supply

Most power plants get enormous amounts of cooling water directly out of the river. The new plants proposed by KCPL would get their water (8,000 gallons per minute!)from the aquifer below the river. We're concerned that this would further drain our stressed drinking water aquifers - we had to conserve water a few years ago during our drought because the aquifer was so low.

Anxiety Rises as Aquifer Level Falls

Decreasing Water Levels in Missouri River Threaten Power Production

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