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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.
Boil Advisory Lifted for City of Moravia

Boil Advisory Lifted for City of Moravia

  • 6/24/2016 3:45:00 PM
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MORAVIA – A boil advisory for the city of Moravia in Appanoose County has been lifted. Water samples collected from the system show the water is safe to drink.
Leaking Manure Storage Reaches Creek in Osceola

Leaking Manure Storage Reaches Creek in Osceola

  • 6/16/2016 2:35:00 PM
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ASHTON – Thursday morning a complaint about a manure discharge led DNR investigators to a leaking aboveground storage tank about 1.5 miles northeast of Ashton in Osceola County.
First Iowa Exceedance of New Ozone Standard

First Iowa Exceedance of New Ozone Standard

  • 6/14/2016 12:06:00 PM
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WINDSOR HEIGHTS - An ozone monitoring site in Scott County Park north of Davenport recorded an eight-hour average ozone level of 71 parts per billion yesterday, June 13. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s eight-hour average health threshold is 70 parts per billion.
Railroad Cleaning Up Tracks From Leaking Tanker

Railroad Cleaning Up Tracks From Leaking Tanker

  • 6/7/2016 4:26:00 PM
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DES MOINES – A railroad tanker carrying 25,000 gallons of animal fat leaked along tracks Monday from Missouri Valley in Harrison County to Fairfax in Linn County, a distance of approximately 200 miles.
Boil Advisory Still in Place for New Market

Boil Advisory Still in Place for New Market

  • 6/2/2016 4:23:00 PM
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NEW MARKET – Even though water pressure has been restored, a boil advisory will remain in place for the city of New Market in Taylor County until bacteria samples can be collected to ensure the water is safe.
Manure Spill to Small Creek in Union County

Manure Spill to Small Creek in Union County

  • 6/1/2016 12:59:00 PM
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THAYER – Tuesday afternoon, Union County maintenance staff accidentally nicked a hose used to transport manure while mowing a right-of-way about one mile north of Thayer.
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