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Citizens report Casey Lake fish kill

Citizens report Casey Lake fish kill

  • 6/8/2017 1:51:00 PM
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TAMA COUNTY — A fish kill of more than 1,000 small black crappies at Casey Lake in Hickory Hills Park appears to be from natural spawning stress. 
Howard County fish kill tracked to land application

Howard County fish kill tracked to land application

  • 10/4/2016 1:46:00 PM
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RICEVILLE – DNR staff investigated the report of a fish kill on a tributary of the Wapsipinicon River on Sept. 28 about 2.5 miles south of Riceville in Howard County.
Cattle manure identified as source of fish kill in Jackson County

Cattle manure identified as source of fish kill in Jackson County

  • 9/23/2016 3:21:00 PM
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ANDREW – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has identified a small beef open feedlot as the source of a 3.5-mile- long fish kill investigated Sept. 9 in Upper Brush Creek, a trout stream north of Andrew in Jackson County.
Be careful, late summer is prime time for fish kills

Be careful, late summer is prime time for fish kills

  • 8/24/2016 2:22:00 PM
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Unfortunately the end of summer is the worst time for underwater dwellers. In August and September, temperatures are often high, oxygen levels tend to be low and if stream levels are low, fish and other water critters can be especially vulnerable. 
Results of Emmet County Fish Kill Available

Results of Emmet County Fish Kill Available

  • 8/5/2016 8:36:00 AM
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SUPERIOR – At least 605 fish were killed about four miles northwest of Estherville, according to numbers released today by Iowa DNR.  
DNR Investigating O'Brien County Fish Kill

DNR Investigating O'Brien County Fish Kill

  • 6/30/2016 4:11:00 PM
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SUTHERLAND – The DNR responded to a manure spill in O’Brien County about five miles northeast of Sutherland Thursday afternoon.
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.
Producer Acted Quickly in Allamakee County Fish Kill

Producer Acted Quickly in Allamakee County Fish Kill

  • 10/15/2015 8:33:00 AM
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NEW ALBIN – When a pipe coupler on manure application equipment broke Monday southwest of New Albin, the quick thinking of landowner and hog producer David Weymiller contained manure preventing a much worse situation.
 Fish Kill and Manure Release in Allamakee County

Fish Kill and Manure Release in Allamakee County

  • 10/13/2015 10:41:00 AM
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NEW ALBIN – A pipe coupler on manure application equipment broke Monday, allowing manure to reach Clark Creek about 1.5 miles above where the creek flows into the Upper Iowa River southwest of New Albin.
  Fish Kill Along Buchanan County Creek

Fish Kill Along Buchanan County Creek

  • 9/30/2015 12:00:00 PM
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STANLEY – DNR staff have traced a fish kill to a hog confinement about three miles south of Stanley near the north Buchanan County line.
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