Mississippi Watershed

The Fourth Largest Watershed in the World

The Mississippi River shed is the fourth largest in the world and extends from the Allegheny Mountains in the east to the Rocky Mountains in the west.

Home to over 260 different species of fish...

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92% of the agriculture business export on the river.

Problems with conserving its purity of drinking water.

Gulf of Mexico dead zone

Phosphorus and nitrogen pollution.