Attorney General Chris Koster will present “Protecting Water Quality at the Lake of the Ozarks, an Environmental Road Map for the Future”, August 17th and 18th at Tan Tar A. Day one and two last from 9:30 in the morning until 5 in the afternoon. The first day focuses on current water quality. The second day’s focus is protection of the water quality into the future. Looking at day one Koster will open the meeting followed by opening remarks from Governor Jay Nixon. Topics Monday include an explanation of monitoring with the University of Missouri extension, US geological survey and geosyntec representatives. The science of water borne illnesses will be the topic for the Department of Health and Senior Services representative. Also on day one a Mizzou research specialist and the chief of DNR monitoring will discuss the local monitoring method and a representative of the Missouri Department of Economic Development will discuss lake demographics and economic projections. And finally on Tuesday the 17th they will discuss lake water quality history, the framework for local water quality regulation, and the governmental inspection and enforcement programs, or tools in the toolbox. The symposium’s first and second day agenda is available at ago.mo.gov.