Department of Natural Resources

P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102

State

Missouri

Carol Comer

http://dnr.mo.gov/

Dawn Brooks

Custodian of Records

573-522-4293

custodianofrecord@dnr.mo.gov

Yes

Formed in 1974, the department's mission is to "protect, preserve and enhance Missouri's natural, cultural and energy resources." It is responsible for developing mineral resources and protecting the air, water and land. Programs include soil and water conservation, low-income weatherization, state parks historic preservation, geological survey, hazardous waste management and land reclamation. You can also file requests using the online form: http://dnr.mo.gov/sunshine-form.htm

Data Sets

Major water users

Business and commerce, Energy and utilities, Natural resources
Keeps tabs on names and companies with the highest water usage....

Water supply studies

Environmental protection, Natural resources
Information from the water supply studies conducted by the Water Resource Center and Safe Drinking Water Program. The studies are done to help communities and department program managers make decisions...

Geologic well logs

Natural resources
Details about rock cuttings from wells drilled for municipal water supplies or mineral and oil tests. Details and history about the logs are here: http://www.dnr.mo.gov/env/wrc/docs/well_logs_text.pdf...

Groundwater level observation wells

Natural resources, Environmental protection
Data about the well monitoring system that the department uses to check on the level of groundwater. The department says it has more than 160 wells that reach to a...

Inventory of dams

Natural resources, Public safety and corrections
Detailed information about dams, including location, owner, inspection information and hazard level. (For non-agricultural, non-federal dams more than 35 feet in height)....

Chronic drinking water violators

Environmental protection, Laws and regulations, Natural resources, Health
Used to track information about public water suppliers who repeatedly fail to test for bacteria at least once a month....

Confined Animal Feeding Operations

Agriculture and food production, Natural resources, Environmental protection
Permit information for Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), on which a large number of animals are raised on one location....

Monitoring wells

Natural resources, Environmental protection
Data about wells that are drilled to gather information about water quality or hydrologic information at a particular site....

Soil and water district locations

Agriculture and food production, Natural resources, Environmental protection
Provides details about the location, grants, and cost share of soil and water resources....

State park walking trails

Natural resources, Recreation and tourism
Lists lengths and locations of walking trails in the Missouri State Parks systems....

Sand and gravel permits

Business and commerce, Natural resources, Environmental protection
Information about companies holding permits permits for sand and gravel mining....

Oil and gas wells

Energy and utilities, Natural resources, Business and commerce
Has details about oil and gas wells in the state, including their locations....

Asbestos occupational certification

Environmental protection, Health, Natural resources, Business and commerce
A database of qualified asbestos trainers, sampling professionals, building inspectors, contractors, planners, project designers, supervisors and workers....

Operator certification

Environmental protection, Health, Natural resources
The database provides certification information for drinking water, wastewater system and concentrated animal feeding operation operators. The data feeds into an online search tool at: https://dnr.mo.gov/operator/search/index.do...

Drinking water watch

Environmental protection, Health, Natural resources
Information about water systems, including location, name, type, primary source and point of contact. The data feeds a web lookup tool at http://dnr.mo.gov/DWW/, where users can view sampling data to...

Certified microbiological analyses laboratories

Environmental protection, Health, Natural resources
The names and IDs of laboratories used for microbiological analyses are included, along with addresses and directors’ names and phone numbers. The information is updated regularly. The department uses this...

Backflow prevention assembly testers

Environmental protection, Health, Natural resources
Provides information about approved testers of backflow, which is the contamination of potable water reserves by infected water flowing in reverse. Addresses, phone numbers, hiring status and expiration information are...

Parks and historic sites amenities

Environmental protection, History and culture, Natural resources, Recreation and tourism
Information about state parks and historic sites with details on accommodations, camping/lodging facilities, outdoor activity access (biking trails, hiking trails, backpacking, equestrian, ATV), activities (fishing, swimming, water sports, interpretive, etc.)...

Industrial mineral permits

Environmental protection, Industry and technology, Natural resources, Business and commerce
Stores information about who has permits to mine industrial minerals such as gravel, limestone, granite, traprock, tar sands, clay, barite, sandstone, oil shale, sand and shale. Includes permit numbers, permit...

Licensed hazardous and infectious waste transporters

Environmental protection, Industry and technology, Natural resources, Transportation and motor vehicles
Details about transporters who are licensed to carry hazardous waste. Includes: company, city, state, expiration date and transporter ID. Feeds an online lookup tool at: http://dnr.mo.gov/asp/hwp/transporter/trans-list.asp...