Curbing agricultural runoff pollution:
Lessons from the Clean Water Act
In a new article for Iowa State University's Soil and Water Conservation Club, Susan Heathcote, the Council's water program director, describes how lessons from the Clean Water Act can help Iowa take on its widespread nitrogen and phosphorous pollution problem.
Raccoon River pollution sets record, 'This trend is absolutely off the scale,' says head of water utility: The Des Moines Water Works confirmed nitrate levels in the Raccoon River set a new record this week, reaching more than double the federal drinking water standard. As the utility switched on its world's-largest nitrogen removal system, it sought to reassure customers the water in Des Moines remains safe to drink. The Register's story | Our reaction
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