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DNR Investigating red color in a Cherokee County stream

DNR Investigating red color in a Cherokee County stream

  • 10/13/2016 8:36:00 AM
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LARRABEE - After a report from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s office Wednesday afternoon, the DNR is looking for the cause of a red color in Bear Creek about four miles west of Larrabee.
Pump failure results in wastewater bypass to Storm Lake

Pump failure results in wastewater bypass to Storm Lake

  • 10/8/2016 6:12:00 PM
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Storm Lake – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) responded to a bypass at the Tyson Fresh Meats pork plant on October 8, 2016.  The bypass occurred when a lift station pump failed and caused a power failure at two lift stations. 
Howard County fish kill tracked to land application

Howard County fish kill tracked to land application

  • 10/4/2016 1:46:00 PM
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RICEVILLE – DNR staff investigated the report of a fish kill on a tributary of the Wapsipinicon River on Sept. 28 about 2.5 miles south of Riceville in Howard County.
Cattle manure identified as source of fish kill in Jackson County

Cattle manure identified as source of fish kill in Jackson County

  • 9/23/2016 3:21:00 PM
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ANDREW – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has identified a small beef open feedlot as the source of a 3.5-mile- long fish kill investigated Sept. 9 in Upper Brush Creek, a trout stream north of Andrew in Jackson County.
DNR Investigating Fish Kill Near Sheldon

DNR Investigating Fish Kill Near Sheldon

  • 9/8/2016 1:50:00 PM
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SHELDON - State DNR investigators are responding to a fish kill along the Little Floyd River near Sheldon in O’Brien County.
Wastewater discharge diverted in West Des Moines

Wastewater discharge diverted in West Des Moines

  • 8/18/2016 1:05:00 PM
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WEST DES MOINES – City officials are capturing and diverting wastewater from a sewer pipe discharge near Jordan Creek and Jordan Creek Parkway in West Des Moines. The creek runs along the north side of E. P. True Parkway before entering Southwoods Park.
Boil Advisory Issued for City of Meservey

Boil Advisory Issued for City of Meservey

  • 8/5/2016 7:27:00 PM
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MESERVEY – A boil advisory for the city of Meservey in Cerro Gordo County has been issued after the system experienced a drop in water pressure.
Results of Emmet County Fish Kill Available

Results of Emmet County Fish Kill Available

  • 8/5/2016 8:36:00 AM
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SUPERIOR – At least 605 fish were killed about four miles northwest of Estherville, according to numbers released today by Iowa DNR.  
DNR investigating third fish kill this week

DNR investigating third fish kill this week

  • 8/4/2016 4:59:00 PM
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SUPERIOR – DNR environmental and fisheries staff are investigating the third fish kill this week, this time in western Emmet County about four miles northwest of Estherville.
DNR investigating fish kill near in Des Moines County

DNR investigating fish kill near in Des Moines County

  • 8/4/2016 4:58:00 PM
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YARMOUTH – A fish kill near the headwaters of Big Creek about a mile west of Yarmouth in Des Moines County resulted in less than a quarter of a mile of stream being impacted.
Boil Advisory Issued for City of Lu Verne

Boil Advisory Issued for City of Lu Verne

  • 8/2/2016 10:33:00 AM
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LU VERNE – A boil advisory for the city of Lu Verne, on the Kossuth-Humboldt county line, has been issued due to maintenance work on the water tower.
Boil Advisory to be Issued for Marble Rock in Floyd County

Boil Advisory to be Issued for Marble Rock in Floyd County

  • 7/19/2016 3:29:00 PM
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MARBLE ROCK – Due to routine cleaning and inspection of the town’s water tower on July 20, the City of Marble Rock is advising residents to boil water during the maintenance and until bacteria samples come back clean. 
DNR Investigating O'Brien County Fish Kill

DNR Investigating O'Brien County Fish Kill

  • 6/30/2016 4:11:00 PM
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SUTHERLAND – The DNR responded to a manure spill in O’Brien County about five miles northeast of Sutherland Thursday afternoon.
DNR Responds to Spill in Lyon County

DNR Responds to Spill in Lyon County

  • 6/29/2016 10:21:00 AM
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ROCK RAPIDS –Environmental specialists from the DNR’s Spencer field office were called to an accident scene after a semi flatbed trailer rolled into the ditch near Highway 9 about six miles west of Rock Rapids Tuesday morning.
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