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
Manure Discharge Chart The Manure Discharge Chart documents discharges from animal feeding operations that reach a water of the state. The chart documents discharges from September 2013 until current. The chart is updated at the beginning of each month. Questions regarding the chart can be directed to Kelli Book at 515-725-9572 or Kelli.Book@dnr.iowa.gov.
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 1.1 & 2.1 Rules Recommendation for EPC
Obj 3.1&2 Application Forms & Templates
Obj 4.A.1 Workplan Iowa CAFO AFO Facility Inventory
Obj 4.A.1 Plan to identify unknown large CAFO and medium AFO
Obj 4.C.2 part 1 Training Curriculum
Obj 6.2 Enforcement Checklist
Obj 6.3 EMS and Penalty Training
Obj 7.1 Progress Report 90 Days
Obj 7.1 Progress Report 210 Days
Obj 7.1 & 7.2 IDNR AFO Workplan Annual Report Sept 2014
Obj 7.1 & 7.2 IDNR AFO Workplan Annual Report Aug 2015