The Watershed Center of the Ozarks is now complete!
Now complete, the Watershed Center at Valley Water Mill is a result of many years of planning, and one of only a handful of watershed education facilities in the United States.
The main facility is approximately 3,500 sq. ft. in area, and includes a public meeting room, staff office spaces and public toilets for Valley Water Mill Park. The building is designed to meet sustainable, U.S. Green Building Council standards for the LEED® Gold level. Building components designed to meet this certification are:
- rainwater harvesting
- innovative stormwater management
- low-maintenance, native plant materials requiring little to no irrigation
- sustainable building materials
- efficient water fixtures
- energy efficient heating and cooling systems
- energy efficient lighting
The surrounding site is operated as part of the Springfield-Greene County Parks systems and includes a series of trails and learning stations that highlight specific water resource features including wetlands, lakes, streams and springs.
About The Authors: Betty Knowles is a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard REALTORS® in Springfield, MO and proudly serves on the board of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®. She also served as President of Women’s Council Of REALTORS® in Southwest Missouri. Betty’s genuine passion is helping people buy and sell homes in Springfield, Ozark, Nixa, and surrounding communities.
John Knowles is likewise a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard and a member of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®. A self-proclaimed computer geek, John is talented at developing real estate websites, videos, photography, blogs, search engine optimization and other technical skills essential to marketing and selling real estate in Springfield MO.
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