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Below is a summary of DNR's major databases accessible through the web.

Quick jump:
Air Quality | Solid Waste | Wastewater | Water Quality & Monitoring
Wells, Intakes & Associated Geology | Natural Resources | Maps/GIS Data

Environment General
Program Application Name Description Link to Database More Information
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One Stop Facility Explorer Data warehouse that links other environmental databases by facility site
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Animal Feeding Operations AFO Tracks information related to animal feeding operations, including construction permits, management plans and other data on confinements and open feedlots. Link Link
Contaminated Sites Contaminated Sites Tracks contamination from a release of hazardous materials or hazardous waste products. Link Link
Hazardous Substance Incident Reporting HSI Allows the public to view reported spill data in their communities, allow the department to track incidents and allow parties responsible for an incident to submit requested and required information. Link Link
Tier II Chemical Storage
Tier II Manager
Allows a facility to submit a chemical inventory form (TIER II) for hazardous chemicals stored or used in the work place above certain quantities.
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Underground Storage Tanks UST/LUST Database System Tracks UST site location, site owners, tanks, Risk-Based Corrective Action (RBCA), site classification and remediation; and the current status of UST & Leaking UST sites. Link Link


Environment - Air Quality
Program Application Name Description Link to Database More Information
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Air Quality State Permitting & Air Reporting System (SPARS) - Allows for online submittal of air quality construction & operating permit (Title V) applications
- Allows for online submittal of Title V & minor source emission inventories
- Tracks construction permit project status, provides summary reports, and links to PDFs of permits on DNR's website
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Construction Permits

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Environment - Solid Waste
Program Application Name Description Link to Database More Information
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Solid Waste Solid Waste Database Tracks permitting requirements for solid waste facilities. Link Link
Solid Waste Alternatives Program (SWAP) SWAP Project Database Search and retrieval of documents from past SWAP projects.
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Iowa Waste Exchange Waste Exchange Database This no-cost, non-regulatory, confidential service tracks matches of institutions that produce byproducts/waste with other groups interested in using or recycling those materials.  Public portion allows for search and addition of available and wanted materials that organizations agree to make public. (Organization name is always held in confidence.)
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Environment - Wastewater
Program Application Name Description Link to Database More Information
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Wastewater Treatment WWPIE Allows viewing of permits for NPDES individual permits for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment Link Link
Storm Water Stormwater Tracks wastewater permits for NPDES General permits #1-3
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Onsite Wastewater Onsite Tracks wastewater permits for NPDES General permit #4 (private septic systems)
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Mining and Processing Facilities GP5 Tracks wastewater permits for NPDES General permit #5
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Environment - Wastewater/Water Supply
Program Application Name Description Link to Database More Information
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Operator Certification OpCert Tracks certification of operators for public water supply treatment/distribution and wastewater treatment and lagoons Link Link
Water & Wastewater Construction Permitting, including State Revolving Fund projects W/WISARD (Water/ Wastewater Information System & Records Database) DNR issues project approvals and permits for construction of drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities. IOWA SRF provides low interest loans for drinking water and wastewater treatment infrastructure improvements and non-point source water quality projects.
Project information: Link State Revolving Fund:
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Wastewater Permitting:
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Environment - Water Quality & Monitoring
Program Application Name Description Link to Database More Information
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Biological Assessments  BioNet  Biological monitoring data and stream health assessments.  Link  Link
Water Monitoring STORET Ambient water quality monitoring of physical, chemical, biological and habitat data on Iowa’s rivers, lakes, groundwater and wetlands. Link Link
Volunteer Water Monitoring IOWATER Tracks water quality monitoring data collected by volunteers.
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Use Assessment & Attainability Analysis UA/UAA Tracks the proposed designated uses for streams and rivers in Iowa that have had a Use Assessment/Use Attainability Analysis (UAA) completed.
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Water Quality Assessments ADBNet Tracks water body assessment decisions reported for the Clean Water Act 305(b)/303(d) Integrated Report.
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Fish Kills Fish Kills Tracks fish kills.
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Environment - Wells, Intakes & Associated Geology
Program Application Name Description Link to Database More Information
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Public Water Supplies Drinking Water Watch Tracks public water supplies in the Safe Drinking Water Information System. Coming Soon Link
Water Use WUse Tracks water use permits.
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Private Wells PWTS Iowa DNR's tracking site for private wells in Iowa. Construction permitting, water testing, well renovation and well plugging.
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Geology GeoSam Iowa Geological Survey's (IGS) geologic site and sample tracking program.
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Source Water Protection Program Source Water Protection Tracker A spatial dataset that tracks all Iowa public drinking water system information. Including ownership, reports, location, history, well(s), water source(s), and contaminant information.
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Natural Resources
Program Application Name Description Link to Database More Information
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Fish & Wildlife ELSI Hunting & Fishing licenses. Link
Special Events
Special Events Application System This site allows you to browse through the listing of special events, or perform detailed searches for events that are of a type, location, or time that are particularly interesting. Events hosted by clubs, organizations, or the general public in state parks and on state-managed lands or waters. These special events include more than 700 fishing tournaments; up to 500 ATV, snowmobile, and boating activities; dog field trials; Scouting events and more. Link  
Natural Areas Inventory NAI Tracks the status and distribution of threatened and endangered species of plants and animals in Iowa. Public access is at the county level.
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Lake Management FLM Lake Management information – some info is available to the public via the Water Web.
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Iowa Lake Information System ILIS Water Quality data for Iowa lakes.
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Lake Fish Surveys   Online warehouse of lake fishery data – data will be made available via Water Web, Lake Mini-reports, and Iowa Lake Information System.
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Iowa Lake Mini-reports   Customized mini-reporting system based on various lake databases listed above.
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Maps/GIS Data
Program Application Name Description Link to Database More Information
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Natural Resources Geographic Information System NRGIS Library Database of all the GIS layer data sets. Link

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