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Fish kill north of Runnells appears limited to five miles

Fish kill north of Runnells appears limited to five miles

  • 7/25/2018 8:47:00 AM
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PLEASANT HILL - A fish kill that began in Camp Creek east of Pleasant Hill and about five miles north of Runnells in Polk County appears to be limited to less than five miles of Camp Creek, DNR investigators said today.
DNR responding to train derailment, crude oil spill

DNR responding to train derailment, crude oil spill

  • 6/22/2018 1:37:00 PM
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DOON, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is on scene of a crude oil spill caused by a train derailment, just south of Doon, Iowa, that occurred earlier this morning
Mason City wastewater discharge ends

Mason City wastewater discharge ends

  • 6/19/2018 2:47:00 PM
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MASON CITY, Iowa – Mason City officials report they stopped discharging wastewater to the Winnebago River at 8 p.m. June 18.
DNR responding to crash involving diesel spill

DNR responding to crash involving diesel spill

  • 6/18/2018 3:49:00 PM
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LYON COUNTY, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is responding to a crash and diesel spill near Marsh Avenue and A-34 about four miles south of Little Rock in Lyon County.
DNR investigating wastewater discharge in Mason City

DNR investigating wastewater discharge in Mason City

  • 6/17/2018 12:31:00 PM
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MASON CITY, Iowa - A sewer line collapse in the 300 block of South Rhode Island Ave. is causing the City of Mason City to pump untreated wastewater into the Winnebago River.  
Wastewater discharges in Wright County

Wastewater discharges in Wright County

  • 6/15/2018 10:44:00 AM
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GOLDFIELD - A leak in the city of Goldfield’s force main is apparently allowing wastewater to enter the Boone River.
Wastewater discharge near Carroll stopped

Wastewater discharge near Carroll stopped

  • 6/8/2018 4:52:00 PM
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CARROLL - Wastewater flowed into a drainage ditch on the east side of Carroll Thursday afternoon after a bridge contractor struck a sewer main.
New Hartford man charged with harboring endangered species

New Hartford man charged with harboring endangered species

  • 6/7/2018 12:58:00 PM
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NEW HARTFORD, Iowa -- On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at approximately 5:50 PM, Iowa Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers, with the assistance of the Iowa State Patrol, executed a search warrant at 309 Packwaukee Street in New Hartford after anonymous complaints about endangered species housed within the residence.
Creston and Southern Iowa Rural Water Association customers advised to boil water

Creston and Southern Iowa Rural Water Association customers advised to boil water

  • 6/1/2018 9:56:00 AM
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CRESTON - A boil advisory has been issued by the Southern Iowa Rural Water Association (SIRWA) and Creston Water Works following issues with the filtration system at the Creston Water Treatment Plant. The SIRWA and Creston Water Works is issuing this drinking water warning to all of their customers.
Teen drowns at Lake Manawa on Memorial Day

Teen drowns at Lake Manawa on Memorial Day

  • 5/29/2018 6:54:00 PM
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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources responded to an apparent drowning at Lake Manawa on Monday, May 28, 2018.
Late ice delays curlyleaf pondweed growth in Iowa Great Lakes

Late ice delays curlyleaf pondweed growth in Iowa Great Lakes

  • 5/22/2018 11:43:00 AM
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SPIRIT LAKE - The record breaking late ice on the Iowa Great Lakes delayed curlyleaf pondweed growth in the Iowa Great Lakes, but it will top out in portions of East Okoboji Lake and other lakes this week.
DNR checking for source of sheen on Walnut Creek

DNR checking for source of sheen on Walnut Creek

  • 5/15/2018 8:16:00 AM
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CLIVE - Sunday, the city of Clive’s fire department investigated a sheen on Walnut Creek, tracing it upstream to a storm drain just west of the Pilot Travel Center near Douglas Avenue and Interstate 35/80 in Urbandale.
Fish kill under investigation in Dubuque County

Fish kill under investigation in Dubuque County

  • 5/12/2018 8:47:00 AM
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PEOSTA - The DNR was unable to determine the cause of a fish kill in Whitewater Creek, Dubuque County, that occurred sometime in the first week of May.
Wastewater discharge ends in Storm Lake

Wastewater discharge ends in Storm Lake

  • 1/30/2018 3:05:00 PM
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STORM LAKE - Workers from Storm Lake placed a sleeve over a damaged portion of the city’s sewer pipe about 5 p.m. Jan. 29 to stop an ongoing wastewater discharge into the lake.
Major wastewater discharge to Storm Lake

Major wastewater discharge to Storm Lake

  • 1/29/2018 4:04:00 PM
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STORM LAKE --  Repair work on Friday apparently damaged a 24-inch sewer line, allowing untreated wastewater to flow into a storm sewer that runs into Storm Lake.
Boil advisory issued for Calamus

Boil advisory issued for Calamus

  • 1/14/2018 3:49:00 PM
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CALAMUS, Iowa – A boil advisory has been issued for the town of Calamus in Clinton County after a water main break that occurred on January 14, 2018.
Boil advisory lifted in Kellogg

Boil advisory lifted in Kellogg

  • 1/5/2018 3:32:00 PM
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KELLOGG - A boil advisory in the Jasper County city of Kellogg was lifted this morning after test results showed the tap water is safe to drink.
Kellogg under boil advisory in Jasper County

Kellogg under boil advisory in Jasper County

  • 1/3/2018 3:34:00 PM
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KELLOGG - A break in a small water main in the 300 block of High Street Tuesday afternoon caused the city of Kellogg to lose water pressure for about an hour.
DNR investigating manure spill in Willey in Carroll County

DNR investigating manure spill in Willey in Carroll County

  • 12/7/2017 9:48:00 AM
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WILLEY, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources received a report from manure applicator Neese Inc. late Tuesday of a manure tanker tipped over near a ditch near Willey, Iowa in Carroll County.
DNR investigates manure spill in Louisa County

DNR investigates manure spill in Louisa County

  • 11/20/2017 5:02:00 AM
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CRAWFORDSVILLE - A failed hose connection led to a manure spill on the western edge of Louisa County late Friday night, about three miles southeast of Crawfordsville.
DNR checks spill cleanup in Chickasaw County

DNR checks spill cleanup in Chickasaw County

  • 11/2/2017 11:58:00 AM
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JERICO – Wednesday, DNR staff from Manchester investigated a small hog manure spill near Jerico that reached a tributary of Crane Creek.
Ongoing wastewater discharge occurring in Muscatine

Ongoing wastewater discharge occurring in Muscatine

  • 11/2/2017 11:57:00 AM
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MUSCATINE—Monday, the city of Muscatine reported the ongoing release of untreated wastewater leaking from a sewer force main near the intersection of Nebraska and Day streets.
Fish kill in Dubuque County caused by dairy runoff

Fish kill in Dubuque County caused by dairy runoff

  • 10/31/2017 3:11:00 PM
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DYERSVILLE – The DNR received laboratory results last week confirming that ammonia toxicity in runoff from a dairy was responsible for an October fish kill in Dubuque County.
Cleanup of Page County manure spill complete

Cleanup of Page County manure spill complete

  • 10/27/2017 1:59:00 PM
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CLARINDA—Staff from DNR’s Atlantic field office confirmed that cleanup is complete from a manure spill that occurred Oct. 24 northwest of Clarinda.
Wastewater discharge in Mills County near Malvern

Wastewater discharge in Mills County near Malvern

  • 10/26/2017 5:24:00 PM
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MALVERN –The wastewater operator for the city of Malvern just reported they’ve discovered a break in a sewer main where it crosses Little Creek about one-fourth mile southwest of town.
Wastewater discharge in Council Bluffs

Wastewater discharge in Council Bluffs

  • 10/26/2017 8:19:00 AM
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COUNCIL BLUFFS – Late Wednesday afternoon DNR received a report from the city of Council Bluffs that untreated wastewater had discharged into Indian Creek and then into the Missouri River near Gifford Road in Council Bluffs.
DNR investigates two spills in Southwest Iowa today

DNR investigates two spills in Southwest Iowa today

  • 10/25/2017 4:20:00 PM
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ATLANTIC—Staff from the DNR’s Atlantic field office were in the field Wednesday checking for the sources of a spill in Fremont County and a manure spill that reached a tributary of East Tarkio Creek in Page County.
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.
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