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Ongoing Leak from Dredge in Storm Lake

Ongoing Leak from Dredge in Storm Lake

  • 3/21/2016 10:39:00 AM
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STORM LAKE –Yet another call alerted the DNR that oil was still leaking near the dredge on the east side of the Storm Lake marina Sunday.
Second Leak from Dredge in Storm Lake

Second Leak from Dredge in Storm Lake

  • 3/17/2016 9:09:00 AM
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STORM LAKE – Responding to a new complaint about an oil sheen on the east side of the Storm Lake marina, the DNR and multiple Storm Lake staff and officials investigated to find the source of the oil Thursday morning.
Coralville Makes Green Strides for Water Quality

Coralville Makes Green Strides for Water Quality

  • 3/11/2016 7:24:00 AM
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Generally, Coralville Lake, just upstream from its namesake town, does its job as a flood control reservoir. But the lake was no match for the floods of 1993 and 2008, creating millions of dollars in damages for the eastern Iowa town.
Leak Discovered from Dredge in Storm Lake

Leak Discovered from Dredge in Storm Lake

  • 3/10/2016 10:24:00 AM
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STORM LAKE – Responding to a complaint, the DNR investigated and found an oily material leaking from the dredge in Storm Lake about noon today.
A Return to Glory Days at Little Storm

A Return to Glory Days at Little Storm

  • 2/17/2016 9:47:00 AM
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Longtime Storm Lake Mayor Jon Kruse remembers the glory days of waterfowl hunting in Little Storm Lake during the 1960s and’70s, but by the early ‘80s the ducks were gone. The marsh became a silt-filled carp nursery with little vegetation.
Diesel Fuel Spill Reaches Creek Near Storm Lake

Diesel Fuel Spill Reaches Creek Near Storm Lake

  • 12/15/2015 10:30:00 AM
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STORM LAKE – An unknown amount of diesel fuel spilled from the One Stop Shop in Storm Lake and has reached Poor Farm Creek, a tributary of the Raccoon River.
Coralville Makes Green Strides for Water Quality

Coralville Makes Green Strides for Water Quality

  • 7/15/2015 9:03:00 AM
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Generally, Coralville Lake, just upstream from its namesake town, does its job as a flood control reservoir. But the lake was no match for the floods of 1993 and 2008, creating millions of dollars in damages for the eastern Iowa town.
How to Build Your Own Rain Barrel, Step-by-Step

How to Build Your Own Rain Barrel, Step-by-Step

  • 9/2/2014 8:14:00 AM
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If you’re looking for a simple, cost-effective way to water your plants and garden without connecting the hose to the tap, a rain barrel can help you collect and recycle rainwater.
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