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PFAS monitoring results expected this week

PFAS monitoring results expected this week

  • 11/23/2021 10:40:00 AM
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DES MOINES - The first of many test results for per- and polyflyouroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals are expected to start coming in soon. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) include a large group of man-made chemicals that have been used for decades.
Iowa's water operators show dedication to local communities, clean water

Iowa's water operators show dedication to local communities, clean water

  • 8/13/2020 3:13:00 PM
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The professionals who train and learn to operate Iowa’s 1,822 public water supplies and 814 wastewater facilities can be easily overlooked. But, to Jessica Montana, supervisor of the DNR’s southwest Iowa field office, “These are angels in a community.”
Check Iowa’s latest report on your public drinking water

Check Iowa’s latest report on your public drinking water

  • 7/9/2020 1:42:00 PM
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DES MOINES—Just released, DNR published the annual report on the public drinking water program, compiling a list of how well Iowa’s public water supplies comply with state and federal regulations. The federal Safe Drinking Water Act requires DNR to collect data and report any violations of health-based standards, and major monitoring or reporting requirements that occurred in the previous year.
FY 2020 Q2 IUP updates Ready for Public Review

FY 2020 Q2 IUP updates Ready for Public Review

  • 8/1/2019 10:36:00 AM
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The Fiscal Year 2020 Intended Use Plan (IUP) Second Quarter Update for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) are now available for public review and comment.
April 21-27 is National Laboratory Week

April 21-27 is National Laboratory Week

  • 4/25/2019 3:21:00 PM
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DES MOINES – Environmental laboratories play an important part in protecting our public health and the environment.
FY 2019 Quarter 4 IUP Update

FY 2019 Quarter 4 IUP Update

  • 1/30/2019 9:42:00 AM
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The fourth quarter update of the fiscal year 2019 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) Intended Use Plans (IUPs) are now available for public review and comment.
Third Quarter IUP Update

Third Quarter IUP Update

  • 11/8/2018 9:18:00 AM
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The fiscal year 2019 Intended Use Plans (IUPs) Third Quarter Update for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment.
FY 2019 Q2 IUP Ready for Public Review

FY 2019 Q2 IUP Ready for Public Review

  • 7/27/2018 9:48:00 AM
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The fiscal year 2019 Intended Use Plans (IUPs) Second Quarter Update for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment.
Creston and Southern Iowa Rural Water Association customers advised to boil water

Creston and Southern Iowa Rural Water Association customers advised to boil water

  • 6/1/2018 9:56:00 AM
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CRESTON - A boil advisory has been issued by the Southern Iowa Rural Water Association (SIRWA) and Creston Water Works following issues with the filtration system at the Creston Water Treatment Plant. The SIRWA and Creston Water Works is issuing this drinking water warning to all of their customers.
FY 2019 IUPs Ready for Public Review

FY 2019 IUPs Ready for Public Review

  • 5/1/2018 5:21:00 PM
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The fiscal year 2019 Intended Use Plans (IUPs) for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment .
Fourth Quarter IUPs Posted for Review

Fourth Quarter IUPs Posted for Review

  • 2/6/2018 9:35:00 AM
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The fourth quarter updates to fiscal year 2018 Intended Use Plans (IUPs) for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment at the following locations:
Quarterly IUP Updates Posted for Comment

Quarterly IUP Updates Posted for Comment

  • 8/3/2017 8:16:00 AM
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The second quarter updates to the fiscal year 2018 Intended Use Plans (IUPs) for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment at the following locations:
Water Testing and Maintenance Resources Available for Private Well Owners

Water Testing and Maintenance Resources Available for Private Well Owners

  • 1/14/2016 7:51:00 AM
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With about 282,000 Iowans relying on private wells for their drinking water supply, understanding local conditions, keeping up regular maintenance needs and conducting annual water testing is important for private well users. To assist, the DNR offers online resources for Iowans who depend on private wells.
Third Quarter SRF Intended Use Plan Updates Released

Third Quarter SRF Intended Use Plan Updates Released

  • 10/30/2015 9:56:00 AM
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The third quarter updates to the FY 2016 Intended Use Plans for the Clean Water SRF and the Drinking Water SRF are now available for public review and comment at the following locations: