Welcome to KCWaters.org, a website dedicated to promoting greater awareness about the quality of water in the Greater Kansas City area, provide a venue to share data, connect partners to help protect and restore waterbodies, and allow all of us to take an active role in protecting this precious resource.

Newest Additions


We are currently redesigning our network map, which is temporarily disabled. Additonally, KCWaterBug is getting it's own upgrades, both should be avaliable in early spring 2019.



New KCWaterBug App Available in the iTunes Store provides real-time estimates of water quality

2010 and 2011 Kansas City Urban Lakes Data

Data from the 2011 Urban Lakes Sampling in the KC Metro Area has been added to KCWaters.

Legacy Storet Data for Clay County

Added Legacy Storet (EPA Pre-1999) data for Clay County, Missouri

KC Metro Urban Lakes Voluntary Monitoring

Added 2011 Voluntary Lake Monitoring Data

KCWaters Geocaching Project

KCWaters introduces a new way to get involved and enjoy local waters. Try geocaching!

2010 Bacteria Sampling

EPA has begun a year-long project to better understand water quality in the KC area streams, with a goal to better understand the relationship between bacteria and other water quality parameters.

Oak Ridge National Laboratories

Added 1999 Biological Data (Fish) from Oak Ridge National Laboratories for Blue River & Indian, Coffee, and Wolf Creeks

Legacy Storet

Added Legacy Storet (EPA Pre-1999) data for Platte County, Missouri

Army Corps of Engineers

Added Army Corps of Engineers Legacy Storet data (Pre-1999) for KC Metro area.