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Wastewater discharges in eastern Iowa

Wastewater discharges in eastern Iowa

  • 7/23/2019 7:43:00 AM
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DAVENPORT – Two ongoing wastewater discharges are occurring in eastern Iowa, both eventually flowing to the Mississippi River.
Livestock discharges in northwest Iowa

Livestock discharges in northwest Iowa

  • 6/28/2019 2:32:00 PM
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SPENCER - Two manure storage structures overflowed Thursday following heavy rainfall in localized parts of northwest Iowa.
Cattle wastewater discharged in Pottawattamie County

Cattle wastewater discharged in Pottawattamie County

  • 3/18/2019 8:34:00 AM
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CARSON – Iowa DNR field office staff have been working with an animal feeding operation to address high levels of water in two earthen manure storage basins located about 20 miles east of Council Bluffs.
Mason City wastewater discharge ends

Mason City wastewater discharge ends

  • 6/19/2018 2:47:00 PM
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MASON CITY, Iowa – Mason City officials report they stopped discharging wastewater to the Winnebago River at 8 p.m. June 18.
DNR investigating wastewater discharge in Mason City

DNR investigating wastewater discharge in Mason City

  • 6/17/2018 12:31:00 PM
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MASON CITY, Iowa - A sewer line collapse in the 300 block of South Rhode Island Ave. is causing the City of Mason City to pump untreated wastewater into the Winnebago River.  
Wastewater discharges in Wright County

Wastewater discharges in Wright County

  • 6/15/2018 10:44:00 AM
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GOLDFIELD - A leak in the city of Goldfield’s force main is apparently allowing wastewater to enter the Boone River.
Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss Renewal of NPDES General Permit 6

Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss Renewal of NPDES General Permit 6

  • 5/11/2018 2:09:00 PM
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Well Construction and Well Service Discharges General Permit 6 (GP6) will expire on February 28, 2020. Iowa DNR proposes to initiate rulemaking to renew the NPDES permit for a third 5 year term. The proposed GP6 is nearly identical to the current general permit except for some clarifications.
Wastewater discharge ends in Storm Lake

Wastewater discharge ends in Storm Lake

  • 1/30/2018 3:05:00 PM
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STORM LAKE - Workers from Storm Lake placed a sleeve over a damaged portion of the city’s sewer pipe about 5 p.m. Jan. 29 to stop an ongoing wastewater discharge into the lake.
Major wastewater discharge to Storm Lake

Major wastewater discharge to Storm Lake

  • 1/29/2018 4:04:00 PM
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STORM LAKE --  Repair work on Friday apparently damaged a 24-inch sewer line, allowing untreated wastewater to flow into a storm sewer that runs into Storm Lake.
Ongoing wastewater discharge occurring in Muscatine

Ongoing wastewater discharge occurring in Muscatine

  • 11/2/2017 11:57:00 AM
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MUSCATINE—Monday, the city of Muscatine reported the ongoing release of untreated wastewater leaking from a sewer force main near the intersection of Nebraska and Day streets.
Wastewater discharge in Mills County near Malvern

Wastewater discharge in Mills County near Malvern

  • 10/26/2017 5:24:00 PM
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MALVERN –The wastewater operator for the city of Malvern just reported they’ve discovered a break in a sewer main where it crosses Little Creek about one-fourth mile southwest of town.
Wastewater discharge in Council Bluffs

Wastewater discharge in Council Bluffs

  • 10/26/2017 8:19:00 AM
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COUNCIL BLUFFS – Late Wednesday afternoon DNR received a report from the city of Council Bluffs that untreated wastewater had discharged into Indian Creek and then into the Missouri River near Gifford Road in Council Bluffs.
Wastewater discharge ended in West Des Moines

Wastewater discharge ended in West Des Moines

  • 2/23/2017 12:49:00 PM
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WEST DES MOINES –The city of West Des Moines discovered untreated wastewater bubbling up from a manhole on the south side of the road in the 5400 block of University Avenue about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday.  
Small wastewater discharge ended in Lehigh

Small wastewater discharge ended in Lehigh

  • 12/29/2016 6:45:00 PM
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LEHIGH – Responding to a complaint received by DNR, city officials in Lehigh found a valve on the wastewater lagoon was open on Dec. 28.
Wastewater discharge into Storm Lake Monday night

Wastewater discharge into Storm Lake Monday night

  • 12/6/2016 3:14:00 PM
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STORM LAKE – Officials in the city of Storm Lake reported to DNR this morning that an unknown, but small, amount of untreated wastewater leaked into Storm Lake overnight.
Wastewater discharge diverted in West Des Moines

Wastewater discharge diverted in West Des Moines

  • 8/18/2016 1:05:00 PM
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WEST DES MOINES – City officials are capturing and diverting wastewater from a sewer pipe discharge near Jordan Creek and Jordan Creek Parkway in West Des Moines. The creek runs along the north side of E. P. True Parkway before entering Southwoods Park.
Wastewater Discharge in Armstrong

Wastewater Discharge in Armstrong

  • 5/12/2016 3:36:00 PM
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ARMSTRONG – A power outage caused a pump to fail in the city of Armstrong in Emmet County early Thursday morning.
Leaking Basin Discharges To Creek Near Carroll

Leaking Basin Discharges To Creek Near Carroll

  • 5/11/2016 3:58:00 PM
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CARROLL – Wednesday morning the owner of a cattle feedlot located about six miles southeast of Carroll called DNR to report a leak from a runoff holding basin.
Limited Wastewater Discharge To West Lake Okoboji

Limited Wastewater Discharge To West Lake Okoboji

  • 5/4/2016 4:22:00 PM
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SPIRIT LAKE – The Great Lakes Sanitary Sewer District discovered a wastewater discharge at 10:30 a.m. following an electrical failure at a N. Lagoon Street pumping station located in the city of Spirit Lake.
Public Meetings to Discuss New Wastewater Permits

Public Meetings to Discuss New Wastewater Permits

  • 4/21/2016 8:07:00 AM
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DES MOINES – The DNR will hold two public stakeholder meetings in May to answer questions and collect public comments on two proposed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) wastewater general permits.
DNR Investigating Wastewater Discharge, Fish Kill in Eddyville

DNR Investigating Wastewater Discharge, Fish Kill in Eddyville

  • 4/21/2016 8:02:00 AM
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EDDYVILLE – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is investigating a fish kill following a discharge of partially treated wastewater into an unnamed tributary of the Des Moines River early Thursday morning.
Wastewater Discharge in Sheldon

Wastewater Discharge in Sheldon

  • 3/8/2016 7:44:00 AM
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SHELDON – Thanks to an observant angler, the DNR and city of Sheldon wastewater operators were alerted to a wastewater discharge Monday.
Wastewater Discharge Occurs in Blairsburg

Wastewater Discharge Occurs in Blairsburg

  • 1/12/2016 11:23:00 AM
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BLAIRSBURG – The city of Blairsburg in Hamilton County lost all pumping capability at their lift station about 2 or 3 p.m. Monday.
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