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Watershed Improvement

Watershed Basics
Learn what a watershed is and how you can help water quality.
Local Group Resources
Get a local effort started with these tools and grants.
Watershed Planning
Taking a strategic approach to improving Iowa's water.
Water Improvement Plans
Improvement plans, impaired waters and more data.

Get Involved
Learn how communities can come together to reduce flood risk and improve water quality by forming a Watershed Management Authority.

Planning for Water Quality
Learn more about Iowa's Nonpoint Source Management Plan

Watershed News

Iowa Watershed Successes
Learn about how Iowans are improving the land for better water quality, including projects to improve trout fishing, to protect mussels, to give new life to well-loved recreational lakes and rivers, and more in our annual booklet, Working for Clean Water.

More Iowa watershed successes from the U.S. EPA