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DNR investigates fish kill near Dyersville

DNR investigates fish kill near Dyersville

  • 10/12/2017 9:01:00 AM
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DYERSVILLE – Monday and Tuesday DNR staff from the Manchester field office looked for the source of a fish kill on Hickory and Hewitt Creeks in Dubuque County.
Le Mars fish kill likely came from local business

Le Mars fish kill likely came from local business

  • 9/1/2017 1:32:00 PM
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LE MARS - After looking for the cause of a fish kill in a small stream west of Le Mars Thursday afternoon, DNR traced the source to a local industry that uses ammonia as a refrigerant.
Manure spill in Plymouth County reaches very small creek

Manure spill in Plymouth County reaches very small creek

  • 8/30/2017 1:57:00 PM
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KINGSLEY –After a report of a manure spill from a sow facility in Plymouth County Tuesday afternoon, DNR found manure had reached a small creek about four miles northwest of Kingsley.
DNR tracks fish kill to dairy near Decorah

DNR tracks fish kill to dairy near Decorah

  • 8/26/2017 8:35:00 AM
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DECORAH - The Wednesday morning report of a fish kill about four miles southwest of Decorah sent DNR staff to investigate Dry Run Creek that afternoon.
DNR checking green color in Wright County waterway

DNR checking green color in Wright County waterway

  • 8/17/2017 2:36:00 PM
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EAGLE GROVE - Field staff from the DNR’s Mason City office investigated complaints of green water in a waterway about four miles south of Eagle Grove in Wright County on Wednesday.
DNR checking runoff from fire in Des Moines

DNR checking runoff from fire in Des Moines

  • 7/11/2017 8:23:00 AM
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DES MOINES – DNR environmental specialists checked dark, soot-smelling runoff in Walfley Creek near the Firestone plant on Second Avenue late Sunday and again this morning.
Fish kill investigated in Dubuque County stream

Fish kill investigated in Dubuque County stream

  • 7/10/2017 5:25:00 PM
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DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources investigated a fish kill July 5 through 7 in and near the east side of White Pine Hollow State Preserve in the northwest corner of Dubuque County.
Citizens report Casey Lake fish kill

Citizens report Casey Lake fish kill

  • 6/8/2017 1:51:00 PM
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TAMA COUNTY — A fish kill of more than 1,000 small black crappies at Casey Lake in Hickory Hills Park appears to be from natural spawning stress. 
Poultry litter runoff reaches Franklin County stream

Poultry litter runoff reaches Franklin County stream

  • 4/26/2017 8:43:00 PM
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BRADFORD – DNR staff determined April 25 that runoff from poultry litter located one mile north of Bradford in Franklin County reached a small tributary of Maynes Creek.
Small diesel fuel spill stopped in Scott County

Small diesel fuel spill stopped in Scott County

  • 2/24/2017 10:14:00 AM
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WALCOTT - A sheen on Mud Creek in western Scott County about 10 miles northwest of Walcott led to the discovery of a leaking pipe from an above-ground diesel fuel tank Thursday morning..
St. Ansgar boil advisory lifted

St. Ansgar boil advisory lifted

  • 2/2/2017 9:23:00 AM
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ST. ANSGAR – City officials lifted a boil advisory today after laboratory results show the city’s water is safe to drink.
St. Ansgar residents advised to boil water

St. Ansgar residents advised to boil water

  • 1/30/2017 10:57:00 AM
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ST. ANSGAR - A boil advisory has been issued for the city of St. Ansgar in Mitchell County following pressure loss to the town’s water tower.
Clean up in process at Hanlontown diesel spill site

Clean up in process at Hanlontown diesel spill site

  • 1/26/2017 9:00:00 PM
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HANLONTOWN – Magellan Pipeline Company reports more than 100 workers are on site Thursday working to clean up spilled diesel fuel after a leak reported Wednesday morning.  
City of Dayton lifts boil advisory

City of Dayton lifts boil advisory

  • 1/26/2017 9:00:00 PM
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DAYTON – The city of Dayton in Webster County has lifted its boil advisory after the results of two sets of bacterial samples indicate that the water is safe for consumption.
Boil advisory recommended for Lehigh in Webster County

Boil advisory recommended for Lehigh in Webster County

  • 1/9/2017 2:03:00 PM
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LEHIGH - The city of Lehigh in Webster County issued a boil advisory Monday morning after water pumps at the city’s water treatment plant malfunctioned, failing to refill the water tower.  
Small wastewater discharge ended in Lehigh

Small wastewater discharge ended in Lehigh

  • 12/29/2016 6:45:00 PM
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LEHIGH – Responding to a complaint received by DNR, city officials in Lehigh found a valve on the wastewater lagoon was open on Dec. 28.
Wastewater discharge into Storm Lake Monday night

Wastewater discharge into Storm Lake Monday night

  • 12/6/2016 3:14:00 PM
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STORM LAKE – Officials in the city of Storm Lake reported to DNR this morning that an unknown, but small, amount of untreated wastewater leaked into Storm Lake overnight.
Diesel spill in Greene County contained

Diesel spill in Greene County contained

  • 11/29/2016 4:59:00 PM
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JEFFERSON – The DNR responded to a diesel spill after a semi hauling Pepsi products hit a bridge about five miles southwest of Jefferson Tuesday morning.
Manure spilled near Breda in Carroll County

Manure spilled near Breda in Carroll County

  • 11/14/2016 3:05:00 PM
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BREDA – Friday about 5:30 p.m., a landowner reported a manure spill about three miles northwest of the city of Breda in northwest Carrol County.
DNR investigating manure spill near Le Mars

DNR investigating manure spill near Le Mars

  • 11/10/2016 4:01:00 PM
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LE MARS – DNR staff from the Spencer field office are en route to a manure spill about 3 miles southeast of Le Mars in Plymouth County.
Wastewater discharges reported in Lake City and DeWitt

Wastewater discharges reported in Lake City and DeWitt

  • 11/9/2016 5:10:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR received two reports of wastewater discharges this morning. An ongoing wastewater discharge is occurring in the city of Lake City in Calhoun County. A second wastewater discharge in DeWitt, Clinton County, stopped.
Diesel fuel contained after truck accident near Des Moines

Diesel fuel contained after truck accident near Des Moines

  • 11/8/2016 9:29:00 AM
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JOHNSTON – The DNR investigated a leak from a semi-truck after it went off the road into Beaver Creek late Monday morning at the intersection of the I-80 west-bound exit ramp and Merle Hay Road in Johnston.
Sodium hydroxide leak stopped in Muscatine

Sodium hydroxide leak stopped in Muscatine

  • 10/26/2016 1:45:00 PM
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MUSCATINE – An unknown amount of sodium hydroxide sprayed into the Mississippi River Monday following the transfer of the chemical from a barge to K. A. Steel Chemicals in south Muscatine.
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