The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 current work together to implement the federally authorized National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program within Iowa in a timely, appropriate and effective manner. We establish priorities, negotiate program commitments and work sharing, and evaluate program performance.
DNR and Region 7 are executing this Work Plan as a means to strengthen Iowa’s implementation of the federally authorized NPDES program. This Work Plan contains activities and commitments by DNR and Region 7 that generally span federal fiscal years (FFY) 2013-2019.
Work Plan Agreement
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
AFO Desk‐top Assessment
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation NPDES On‐Site Inspection
Confinement Facility (non‐NPDES) On‐Site Inspection
Open Feedlot (non‐NPDES) On‐Site Inspection
Work Plan Obligations
Obj 3.1&2 Application Forms & Templates
For all Animal Feeding Operation forms, see AFO Resources - Forms
Obj 4.A.1 Workplan Iowa CAFO AFO Facility Inventory
Obj 6.2 Enforcement Checklist