COLUMBIA — Every time precipitation falls over MU’s 1,440-acre main campus, about a third of it can’t soak into the ground. It instead collects over impervious surfaces, such as parking lots, picking up pollutants before making its way to nearby water sources such as Flat Branch or Hinkson Creek.
MU bolsters stormwater treatment plan
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