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DNR investigating manure runoff in Carson

DNR investigating manure runoff in Carson

  • 4/16/2019 12:06:00 PM
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CARSON, Iowa -- On April 15, 2019, at approximately 6:00 pm, the Iowa DNR Field Office 4 staff was notified about a potential discharge occurring at Cyclone Cattle Open Cattle Feedlot in Carson, Iowa.
After the rain, take time to check water quality

After the rain, take time to check water quality

  • 9/14/2018 10:14:00 AM
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After the rain ends is the best time to check below your open feedlots and dairy operations to see if your manure controls are working as planned. According to Shawn Shouse, Iowa State University ag engineer, taking a walk on the wet side after a cloudburst gives you valuable information about your lot -- information you just can’t get when the lot is dry. 
Fish kill in Dubuque County caused by dairy runoff

Fish kill in Dubuque County caused by dairy runoff

  • 10/31/2017 3:11:00 PM
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DYERSVILLE – The DNR received laboratory results last week confirming that ammonia toxicity in runoff from a dairy was responsible for an October fish kill in Dubuque County.
DNR checking runoff from fire in Des Moines

DNR checking runoff from fire in Des Moines

  • 7/11/2017 8:23:00 AM
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DES MOINES – DNR environmental specialists checked dark, soot-smelling runoff in Walfley Creek near the Firestone plant on Second Avenue late Sunday and again this morning.
Dairy Runoff Reaches Stream In Clinton County

Dairy Runoff Reaches Stream In Clinton County

  • 11/4/2015 9:41:00 AM
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CHARLOTTE – At 10 a.m. Wednesday, the DNR received a complaint of manure runoff reaching an unnamed stream about two miles north of Charlotte in Clinton County.