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DNR responds to manure discharge into Battle Creek

  • 4/3/2023 5:22:00 PM
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Staff with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Field Office 3 are investigating a manure discharge from the Kim Conover cattle feedlot three miles south of Holstein in Ida County. 

The discharge occurred during land application of liquid waste from a runoff control structure when the hose broke at the pump, causing manure to flow about a quarter-mile before reaching Battle Creek.

A fish kill has not been observed. An investigation into the situation is ongoing.

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