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Diesel spill in Greene County contained

Diesel spill in Greene County contained

  • 11/29/2016 3:59:00 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 2:05:00 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 3:01:00 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 4:10:00 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 8:29:00 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 12:45:00 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.
DNR Investigating red color in a Cherokee County stream

DNR Investigating red color in a Cherokee County stream

  • 10/13/2016 7:36:00 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 5:12:00 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 12:46:00 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 2:21:00 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 12:50:00 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 12:05:00 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 6:27:00 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 7:36:00 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 3:59:00 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 3:58:00 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 9:33:00 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.
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