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 Southwest Missouri Realty in Springfield, MO 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 REALTOR® with Southwest Missouri Realty and a member of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®. John is also a FAA part 107 certified drone pilot to get those amazing shots and videos of our properties!
Together this dynamic team makes up TeamKnowles REALTORS®, Spouses Selling Houses! They are dedicated to doing what it takes to sell your home in the greater Springfield real estate market, or help you purchase a home that fits your particular needs. Give TeamKnowles a call today; you’ll be glad you did!
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